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

Wm H Crawford

 
 
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By David Seibert, September 3, 2011
1. Wm H Crawford Marker
Inscription.
U.S. Senator

Secretary of the Treasury

Ambassador to France

1772 – 1834

 
Erected 1933 by Crawford Memorial Association and Charles J. Haden.
 
Location. 33° 52.95′ N, 83° 9.341′ W. Marker is in Crawford, Georgia, in Oglethorpe County. Marker is at the intersection of Athens Road (U.S. 78) and Church Street, on the left when traveling east on Athens Road. Touch for map. The marker is in the median of Church Street, opposite the old railroad depot. Marker is in this post office area: Crawford GA 30630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans of Oglethorpe County ( a few steps from this marker); A Memorial to William Harris Crawford ( approx. 0.6 miles away); William Harris Crawford ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Governor Gilmer’s Home ( approx. 2.7 miles away); Oglethorpe County Confederate Monument ( approx. 2.7 miles away); Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe ( approx. 2.7 miles away); Oglethorpe County Veterans Monument
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By Brian Scott, October 4, 2014
2. Wm H Crawford Marker
( approx. 2.7 miles away); James T. Rayle Post No. 123 Monument ( approx. 2.7 miles away); Oglethorpe County ( approx. 2.7 miles away); Beth-Salem Presbyterian Church ( approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crawford.
 
Also see . . .
1. William H. Crawford. William Harris Crawford (February 24, 1772 – September 15, 1834) was an American politician and judge during the early 19th century. He served as United States Secretary of War from 1815 to 1816 and United States Secretary of the Treasury from 1816 to 1825, and was a candidate for President of the United States in 1824. (Submitted on October 23, 2014, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. William Harris Crawford (1772 - 1834). William Harris Crawford, a Senator from Georgia; born in Nelson County, Va., February 24, 1772. (Submitted on October 23, 2014, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. William Harris Crawford (1772 - 1834). Nther Georgian of his time achieved as much political prominence in the early national period as did William Harris Crawford. A two-time U.S. presidential nominee and the only Georgian to run for the presidency prior to Jimmy Carter, Crawford
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By David Seibert, September 3, 2011
3. Wm H Crawford Marker
The monument viewed from Athens Road, US Highway 78.
campaigned in both 1816 and 1824. (Submitted on October 23, 2014, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. William H. Crawford (1816 - 1825). In the Senate, where he served from 1807 to 1813, William H. Crawford (1772 - 1834) distinguished himself as an advocate of conservative public finance, promoting an extension of the charter of the First Bank of the United States in 1811. (Submitted on October 23, 2014, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
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By David Seibert, September 3, 2011
4. Wm H Crawford Marker
The Georgia Railroad Depot, built c.1857, is in the background.
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By David Seibert, September 3, 2011
5. Wm H Crawford Marker
A plaque at the base of the monument explains that it was donated by Charles J. Haden, an Atlanta attorney who also donated plaques for the top of Brasstown Bald, the highest point in Georgia, and for the Georgia State Capitol honoring John P. Fort, who drilled the first artesian well in Georgia and helped establish the state's apple industry.
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Wikipedia
6. William H. Crawford
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on August 12, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1. submitted on July 7, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on October 23, 2014, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 7, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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