Toomsboro in Wilkinson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
July 2, 1810 – Dec. 15, 1885
United States Senator
Secretary of State, C.S.A.
Patriot and Statesman
For whom the town of Toombsboro is named
Erected by Robert Toombs Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 32° 49.533′ N, 83° 4.785′ W. Marker is in Toomsboro, Georgia, in Wilkinson County. Marker is on Georgia Route 112 0 miles north of Pineview Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located in front of the Toomsboro Town Office. Marker is in this post office area: Toomsboro GA 31090, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Toomsboro (was approx. 0.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Major John Hatcher (approx. 4.7 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 5½ miles away); Wilkinson County (approx. 5.6 miles away); George Henry Carswell (approx. 5.6 miles away); Ball's Ferry McIntyre (approx. 7.6 miles away); The Defense of the Oconee Bridge (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toomsboro.
More about this marker. The marker, likely installed in the 1930s, describes the town as "Toombsboro" rather than the present Toomsboro.
Also see . . . Robert Toombs. The New Georgia Encyclopedia biography of Toombs. (Submitted on April 24, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • Politics • War, US Civil •
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