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Fannin County Georgia Historical Markers

 
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By David Seibert, October 11, 2012
Blue Ridge Park Marker
Georgia (Fannin County), Blue Ridge — Blue Ridge Park1887 1987
In celebration of the Centennial of Blue Ridge, Georgia, the Blue Ridge Garden Club and the City of Blue Ridge dedicate this park in memory of Colonel Mike McKinney, early Fannin County settler and founder of the city of Blue Ridge. He was . . . — Map (db m60512) HM
Georgia (Fannin County), Blue Ridge — 055-1 — Fannin County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature Jan. 21, 1854, is named for Col. J. W. Fannin who was killed in the massacre at Goliad, Mar. 27, 1836. He had been captured with about 350 Georgia Volunteers under his command while fighting for the . . . — Map (db m47137) HM
Georgia (Fannin County), Blue Ridge — PFC. Jack Clem RobinsonUSMC — Sept. 22, 1922 – Oct. 25, 1942
Killed in action – Guadalcanal, Solomon Islands One of Fannin County’s finest – he made the ultimate sacrifice so that others might live Be it known that Oct. 25 is hereby proclaimed as Jack C. Robinson Day in Fannin Co. . . . — Map (db m61277) HM
Georgia (Fannin County), Blue Ridge — 55-02 — William Clayton Fain: Georgia Unionist
One of the leading Unionists in the state during the Civil War, William Clayton Fain was born in Georgia in 1825. A Fannin County lawyer and state representative, he served in the 1861 Secession Convention, where he opposed Georgia leaving the . . . — Map (db m60234) HM
Georgia (Fannin County), McCaysville — 55-1 — The Madden Branch Massacre: Anti-Confederate activity in North Georgia
North of here on Madden Branch in Polk County, Tennessee, on November 29, 1864, during the American Civil War, six Georgians trying to enlist in the U.S. Army—Thomas Bell, Harvey Brewster, James T. Hughes, James B. Nelson, Elijah Robinson, . . . — Map (db m47731) HM

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