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Bleckley County Georgia Historical Markers

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By Charles Smith, October 22, 2007
Bleckley County Courthouse
Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — 012-1 — Bleckley County
This County, created by an act of the Georgia Legislature July 30, 1912, is named for Chief Justice Logan E. Bleckley, of the Georgia Supreme Court, one of the greatest jurists in the history of this State. Born in Rabun County in 1827, he . . . — Map (db m47553) HM
Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — Dedicated to the Memory of James (Jim) Earnest Cook1884 – 1955
Beloved lifelong citizen of Cochran and Bleckley County, he was a banker, farmer, mayor, Rotarian, Mason, Shriner and a never failing friend to all. His example to do all men good helped shape the lives and destiny of this county. His Christian . . . — Map (db m57925) HM
Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — 012-3 — Evergreen Baptist Church»—→
Evergreen Baptist Church, built in 1844, was split off from old Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, constituted October 15, 1809, which stood at or near the site of the Centenary Methodist Church. On February 14, 1844, the congregation and pastor found . . . — Map (db m40312) HM
Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — In Memory of Perry L. Johnson
July 21, 1908 – October 8, 1986 In memory of Perry L. Johnson, of Bleckley County, Georgia who at age 36 while serving as a Corporal in the United States Army during WW II, single handedly captured fifteen German soldiers at St. Malo, . . . — Map (db m57624) HM
Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — 012-2 — Longstreet Methodist Church
Longstreet Methodist Church was organized around 1812 and the original building is still in use. Land for the church was given by Charles Walker, one of the five sons of George Walker, Revolutionary soldier and early settler. The sons built on a . . . — Map (db m40313) HM
Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — Lucian A. Whipple
Attorney, Statesman, and Educator of Cochran, Bleckley County, for more than seventy years. This plaque is erected to commemorate the 100th birthday of Col. Whipple and his contributions to this community. — Map (db m57948) HM
Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — Sgt. John F. Conner, Sr.
In Memory of Sgt. John F. Conner, Sr. Who gave his life in line of duty. “Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.” St. John 15:13 — Map (db m57947) HM
Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — 012-4 — Uchee Path
This highway coincides closely with a segment of a noted east-west Indian route called the Lower Uchee Path. Beginning at Old Town on the Ogeechee, the trail led this way by Carr’s Shoals, on the Oconee, above Dublin, thence via Cochran, . . . — Map (db m40267) HM

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