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Knoxville in Crawford County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Crawford County

 
 
Crawford County Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 27, 2007
1. Crawford County Marker
Inscription. This County created by Acts of the Legislature Dec. 9 & 23, 1822, is named for William H. Crawford, Georgia statesman who was Secretary of the Treasury at the time the County was established. At the County Site, Knoxville, lived Joanna E. Troutman (Mrs. Vinson) who is credited with designing the Lone Star Flag of the Republic of Texas. When a company of Macon Volunteers under Col. William A. Ward marched through on the way to Texas Miss Troutman presented them with a white silk flag bearing a single, large blue star, which she had designed and made.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 039-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 43.474′ N, 83° 59.878′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Georgia, in Crawford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Cruselle Street (U.S. 80) and Fairplay Hill Road, on the right when traveling east on East Cruselle Street. Touch for map. The marker is located at the Crawford County Courthouse, built in 1832. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville GA 31050, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Crawford County Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 18, 2010
2. Crawford County Courthouse and Marker
This courthouse was built in 1832 at a cost of $1620. It replaced the first Crawford County Courthouse, which burned in 1830.
. Alexis de Tocqueville (here, next to this marker); Federal Wire Road (a few steps from this marker); Joanna Troutman (a few steps from this marker); William Bartram Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. mile away); Creek Agency - Old Agency (approx. 6.5 miles away); a different marker also named William Bartram Trail (approx. 9.6 miles away); Taylor County Rural Electric Cooperative (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USGovernmentPolitical SubdivisionsWar, Texas Independence
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,059 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 7, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on February 27, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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