Louisville in Jefferson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1978 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 081-3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 59.914′ N, 82° 24.482′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Georgia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on West Broad Street (U.S. 1) 0 miles east of Green Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the old Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Louisville GA 30434, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Old State Capitol (here, next to this marker); Site of Capitol Building (within shouting distance of this marker); To Commemorate the Site of the First Permanent Capitol of Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sacking of Louisville (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louisville, Georgia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rocky Comfort Creek (approx. 0.8 miles away); Crossing the Ogeechee River (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Ogeechee River (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . Yazoo Fraud from New Georgia Encyclopedia. A more detailed account of the Yazoo Fraud, described as "one of the most significant events in the post-Revolutionary history of Georgia," (Submitted on November 8, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Notable Events • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,751 times since then. Last updated on August 12, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on November 6, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on February 27, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.