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

Jackson County Georgia Historical Markers

The Braselton Family Marker and Braselton Town Hall Sign image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, April 17, 2009
The Braselton Family Marker and Braselton Town Hall Sign
Georgia (Jackson County), Braselton — 78-3 — The Braselton Family
In 1876 William H. Braselton, Sr. and his wife, Susan Hosch Braselton, established a 796-acre farm in western Jackson County . The Braseltons’ children, Henry, Green, John Oliver, Belle, and Lena , grew up working on the family farm, developing . . . — Map (db m24176) HM
Georgia (Jackson County), Braselton — The Braselton School Bell
Originally located in the bell tower of the Braselton High School, the bell was commissioned by Senator Isaac Frank Duncan for all students from 1920 until 1957. The school was built by the Town of Braselton’s founders, and when it closed in 1957, . . . — Map (db m18270) HM
Georgia (Jackson County), Commerce — 78-2 — Home of Governor L.G. Hardman(1856-1937)
Lamartine Griffin Hardman was governor of Georgia from 1927 to 1931. A physician, businessman, manufacturer, and farmer, Hardman served in the Georgia house and senate before becoming governor. In the state legislature, Hardman sponsored legislation . . . — Map (db m22967) HM
Georgia (Jackson County), Hoschton — 78-1 — Hoschton Train Depot
The four Hosch brothers founded Hoschton in 1881 in the hope of influencing the proposed route of the Gainesville, Jefferson and Southern Railroad. In 1833 this depot was built on land donated by the brothers. The railroad transformed the town and . . . — Map (db m18272) HM
Georgia (Jackson County), Jefferson — Builder of the Nation
This steam locomotive was presented to the City of Jefferson in 1959 by the Seaboard Air Line Railroad Company as a permanent exhibit in memory of the important service engines of this type gave to the nation. It was one of the last steam-powered . . . — Map (db m24720) HM
Georgia (Jackson County), Jefferson — 078-1 — Jackson County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature February 11, 1796, is named for James Jackson who later became Governor in 1798-1801. A soldier of the Revolution he served in Congress 1789-91 and in the Senate 1793-95 and 1801-06. He strongly opposed . . . — Map (db m26155) HM
Georgia (Jackson County), Nicholson — Antioch United Methodist Church
Antioch Church was founded in Jackson County, Georgia in 1799, on land given by the James Glenn family. The original building, along with an 1825 addition, stands to the rear of the present sanctuary forming the "T" and was bricked over in 1954 with . . . — Map (db m26023) HM

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