Near Monroe in Walton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Moore’s Ford Lynching
Erected 1999 by Georgia Historical Society and the Moore's Ford Memorial Committee, Inc. (Marker Number 147-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 51.417′ N, 83° 36.733′ W. Marker is near Monroe, Georgia, in Walton County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 78 and Locklin Road, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 78. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe GA 30655, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moina Michael (approx. 6 miles away); The Poppy Lady Walton County (approx. 7.2 miles away); James Monroe (approx. 7.3 miles away); Seven Governors Have Lived In Walton County (approx. 7.3 miles away); Statham High School (approx. 7˝ miles away); Statham House (approx. 7.6 miles away); Bethlehem United Methodist Church (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
More about this marker. The bridge, site of the murders, is located on Mount Carmel Church Road at the Apalachee River at the Oconee County line. The road name changes to Moores Ford Road at the bridge.
Also see . . . Updated information about the case. (Submitted on June 9, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • African Americans • Civil Rights • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 3,950 times since then and 121 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 8, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.