“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Cook County Georgia Historical Markers

Adel Lime Sink Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
Adel Lime Sink Marker
Georgia (Cook County), Adel — 037-2 — Adel Lime Sink
The origin of both this lake and its name are a mystery as the source of water is unknown and analysis has shown no lime in the soil. The lake which reputedly “has no bottom” formerly served as a baptismal pool for the adjacent Salem . . . — Map (db m40380) HM
Georgia (Cook County), Adel — 037-1 — Cook County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature July 30, 1918, is named for Gen. Philip Cook who fought in the States and Seminole Wars. He served in Congress from 1872 to '82, was Secretary of State for Georgia 1890-94 and 1898-1918. He served as . . . — Map (db m40446) HM
Georgia (Cook County), Adel — 037-5 — Reed Bingham State Park Bridge
This bridge, which connects the Cook County side of Reed Bingham State Park with the Colquitt County side, was completed in 1974 and was dedicated on July 13, 1974 by Governor Jimmy Carter. Serving as an outstanding state park facility for . . . — Map (db m17867) HM
Georgia (Cook County), Cecil — 037-1 — Old Coffee Road<------->
The Old Coffee Road, earliest vehicular and postal route of this section, crossed here, running southwestward from the Ocmulgee River via today’s Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida line above Tallahassee. This thoroughfare . . . — Map (db m53105) HM
Georgia (Cook County), Lenox — 037-4 — Battle of Brushy Creek
Near here, in July, 1836, a battalion of Georgia militia under command of Major Michael Young, defeated a band of Indians in the Battle of Brushy Creek. In pursuit of the Indians, who had been raiding the frontier as they fled into Florida, the . . . — Map (db m53104) HM

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