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Cataula in Harris County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Kingsboro & Cataula

 
 
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By David Seibert, August 24, 2009
1. Kingsboro & Cataula Marker
Inscription. At KINGSBORO, 3 mi. S., Ga.’s first narrow gauge railroad (North & South RR), chartered in 1870 (Columbus to Rome), ended in 1873. CATAULA (Big Rock) is a Creek name. Clowers Meth. Church, organized as “Providence” in 1829, was built of logs by Thomas Clowers and others, with James Dorrough, Jr., pastor. Renamed, it was moved to Cataula. Rehobeth Bap. Church, moved to Cataula in 1900, was organized 1 1/4 mi. S. in 1839. The Granberry family gave land for this church; Rev. Geo. Granberry was the first pastor. Harmony Prim. Bap. Church was organized in 1841. Thomas McElroy gave the land and, in 1953, it was returned to his family.
 
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 072-12.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 39.305′ N, 84° 52.125′ W. Marker is in Cataula, Georgia, in Harris County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamilton Road (U.S. 27) and Denney Road (Route 315), on the right when traveling north on Hamilton Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cataula GA 31804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow
Kingsboro & Cataula Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 24, 2009
2. Kingsboro & Cataula Marker
Looking south on Hamilton Road (US 27) from the intersection
flies. The Wire Road (approx. 4.2 miles away); Fortson House (approx. 5.2 miles away); Richard Christmas (approx. 6.3 miles away); “Blind Tom” (approx. 6.6 miles away); Hamilton Female College (approx. 6.8 miles away); Columbus Baptist Association (approx. 7.1 miles away); Camp McKenzie (approx. 7.1 miles away); B. F. White (approx. 7.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Railroads & Streetcars
 
Kingsboro & Cataula Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 25, 2009
3. Kingsboro & Cataula Marker
Looking northeast at the intersection: Hamilton Road (US 27) is to the left, and Denney Road (GA 315) goes to the right. The marker has recently been renovated and placed on a new pole; normally the broken pole would have been removed.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 843 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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