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By David Seibert, September 15, 2012
Second Atlanta International Pop Festival Marker
Georgia (Peach County), Byron — 111-2 — Second Atlanta International Pop Festival
In the 1960s, as American culture changed rapidly, new forms of music and performance emerged, including large outdoor rock festivals. From July 3-5, 1970, the Second Atlanta International Pop Festival, one of the largest such events anywhere in the . . . — Map (db m59520) HM
Georgia (Peach County), Fort Valley — 111-2 — Confederate Dead
Here rest -- known but to God -- more than 20 Confederate soldiers, most of whom died in the Confederate hospitals located in Fort Valley in 1864-1865. Some of these men were killed in the wreck of a troop train, three miles north of the city, while . . . — Map (db m53095) HM
Georgia (Peach County), Fort Valley — 49 D-6 — James A. EverettFounder of Fort Valley
Here on the Indian Path that connected two Indian Trails, from Hartford to Fort Hawkins and from Barnard’s Crossing to the Old Creek Agency, James Abbington Everett established, in the 1820’s, the Indian Trading Post around which Fort Valley arose. . . . — Map (db m53096) HM
Georgia (Peach County), Fort Valley — 111-1 — Peach County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature July 18, 1924, is named for one of Georgia's leading crops, the Georgia Peach known throughout the nation and beyond. The famous Elberta Peach was developed in Georgia by Samuel B. Rumph and is grown . . . — Map (db m53097) HM
Georgia (Peach County), Fort Valley — 111-1 — St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
This parish had its origins in the Episcopal Church’s support of Fort Valley High and Industrial School in 1913, which it operated from 1919 until 1939 in partnership with the American Church Institute for Negroes in New York, the Diocese of . . . — Map (db m52885) HM

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