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Dawson County Georgia Historical Markers

 
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By David Seibert, July 24, 2010
Dawson County Marker
Georgia (Dawson County), Dawsonville — 042-1 — Dawson County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 3, 1857, is named for William C. Dawson who died in 1856, having served in Congress from Dec. 1836 to Nov. 1842, and in the U.S. Senate from 1849 to 1855. He also commanded a brigade in the Creek . . . — Map (db m33546) HM
Georgia (Dawson County), Dawsonville — 42-1 — Georgians in the Union Army
The First Georgia Volunteer Infantry Battalion (U.S.), also known as the First Georgia State Troops Volunteers (U.S.), was a United States Army unit raised in Dawson and other North Georgia counties during the Civil War, after federal troops entered . . . — Map (db m47740) HM
Georgia (Dawson County), Dawsonville — 042-2 — The Appalachian Trail
Here begins the approach trail to Springer Mountain, the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail, a continuous footpath extending more than 2,000 miles to Mt. Katahdin, Maine. The Appalachian Trail was conceived by Benton MacKaye, forester, . . . — Map (db m23262) HM

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