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

Haralson County Georgia Historical Markers

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By David Seibert, September 6, 2008
Haralson County Marker
Georgia (Haralson County), Buchanan — 071-1 — Haralson County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature Jan. 26, 1856, is named for Gen. Hugh A. Haralson, Member of Congress and Chairman of the Committee on Military Affairs during the Mexican War. The County Site is named for James Buchanan, last . . . — Map (db m11177) HM
Georgia (Haralson County), Tallapoosa — 071-3 — Historic Tallapoosa
Tallapoosa was a place of great ceremonial importance to the Indians. Here in 1826 settlers discovered “Charles Town,” an Indian Village named for one of their great warriors. Several Indian trails intersected here and the Choctaw, Creek . . . — Map (db m11142) HM
Georgia (Haralson County), Tallapoosa — Sandtown Trail
This road was originally the Sandtown Trail traveled by several tribes of Creek Indians. It connected Sandtown on the Chattahoochee River near Atlanta, Ga. with another Sandtown in Tallapoosa Co., Ala. Later became Old Ala. Road over which early . . . — Map (db m11176) HM
Georgia (Haralson County), Tallapoosa — Seven Chestnuts
On this site under seven chestnut trees the Creek Indians held their council meetings. — Map (db m11148) HM
Georgia (Haralson County), Waco — 071-2 — Hungarian Colony
In 1888, three wine-making communities were founded here on some 2000 acres. A local land developer, Ralph L. Spencer, invited some 200 Hungarian wine-making families to settle this region. They named their largest community BUDAPEST, in honor of . . . — Map (db m11137) HM

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