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Toccoa in Stephens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Colonel William Wofford

1728-1823

 
 
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By Brian Scott, February 18, 2013
1. Colonel William Wofford Marker
Inscription.
General Andrew Williamson's Brigade - American Revolution - S.C. Colonial Soldier - Pioneer Ironmaster - Raised full regiment, 1775 - S.C. Provincial Congress 1775-6 - Built forts, S.C., N.C., Ga. - After fall of Charleston, acquired Turkey Cove in N.C. - Furnished intelligence to patriots, staging area for "Over-Mountain Men" to Battle of King's Mountain - County offices - Wofford's Settlement, Ga. 1790 - County Surveyor at 90 - Owned campus site - Buried near the falls.
 
Erected 1966 by Georgia Society, S.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 34° 35.7′ N, 83° 21.617′ W. Marker is in Toccoa, Georgia, in Stephens County. Marker can be reached from Forrest Drive. Touch for map. Marker is located on the walking path leading from the Toccoa Falls Gift Shop to the falls. Marker is in this post office area: Toccoa GA 30577, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Loving Remembrance (within shouting distance of this marker); Kelly Dam Disaster (within shouting distance of this marker); Bandy Cottage Alumni House (about 400 feet away, measured
Colonel William Wofford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 18, 2013
2. Colonel William Wofford Marker
in a direct line); Gate Cottage (about 400 feet away); The Old Toccoa Falls Power Plant (about 600 feet away); Haddock Inn (about 700 feet away); G.I. Hill & The Steel Buildings (about 800 feet away); Forrest Hall - Ball Field (approx. 0.2 miles away); Paul & Mary Williams Memorial Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bandy Music Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toccoa.
 
Also see . . .  Col. William Wofford - Find-a-Grave. Wm. Wofford, was born in Maryland, near Rock Creek, about twelve miles above the Federal City, on the 25th day of October, 1728, then Prince George county. (Submitted on February 20, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & Patriotism
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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