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Rabun County Georgia Historical Markers

 
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By David Seibert, February 22, 2010
Rabun County Marker
Georgia (Rabun County), Clayton — 119-1 — Rabun County
This County created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 21, 1819, is named for William Rabun, 11th Governor of Georgia who was elected in 1817 and died in 1819. Self-educated by reading he served as a member of the Legislature and as President of the . . . — Map (db m28007) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Clayton — Rabun County Confederate Monument
We honor with affection, reverence and undying remembrance those from Rabun County who served the Confederacy 1861 – 1865 — Map (db m123086) WM
Georgia (Rabun County), Clayton — Rabun County Korean War MemorialThe Forgotten War — 1950   1953
1950   Korea   1953 The Forgotten War In memory of and with deep appreciation for the men and women who served during the Korean Campaign to preserve our freedom — Map (db m100621) WM
Georgia (Rabun County), Clayton — Rabun County War Memorial
Dedicated to those of Rabun County who served in defense of their Country and those who made the Supreme Sacrifice — Map (db m56245) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Clayton — Robert H. “Bob” Vickers 1908 - 1984
Dedicated to the memory of Robert H. “Bob” Vickers 1908 – 1984 Clayton City Councilman 1945 to 1951 Sole County Commissioner and Judge of the Ordinary 1952 – 1972 Probate Judge 1972 – 1984 With little . . . — Map (db m28257) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Clayton — The Rabun County Courthouse
The Rabun County Courthouse has been on this site since 1908 when it was moved from the original Courthouse Square on Main Street. The 1908 building was demolished in 1967 when a new building was constructed. — Map (db m99018) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Clayton — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773-1777 — Deep South Region
In 1775, William Bartram wrote in “Travels” of the flora and fauna of this area as he gathered specimens to ship to London. — Map (db m27943) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Lakemont — Lake RabunLakemont, Georgia
(Side 1) Built at the foot of one of the longest and deepest valleys in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lake Rabun began filling in May 1915 to form a reservoir of over ten million gallons covering 834 acres with a normal water level of 1690 feet . . . — Map (db m43910) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Rabun Gap — Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A·
Erected in 1932 by the Georgia Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy to the memory of Brig·Gen·Francis·S·Bartow·C·S·A· 8th·GA·Regiment Born in Savannah, GA·Sept·6, 1816 and killed in the First . . . — Map (db m99001) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Rabun Gap — 119-2 — Memorial Lands and CottagesGeorgia Division UDC
The Georgia Division UDC has contributed 115 acres of land and four cottages to the farm family programs of the Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School. The plan was first proposed by Miss Mildred Rutherford in 1905. FRANCIS S. BARTOW COTTAGE, built in 1938, was . . . — Map (db m99013) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Rabun Gap — 119-3 — Rabun Gap – Nacoochee SchoolAndrew Jackson Ritchie, 1868 – 1948, Founder
One of Rabun County’s first college graduates, Andrew Jackson Ritchie received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Harvard University before returning to his native county to devote his life to the education of the mountain people. In 1903 he founded . . . — Map (db m28008) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Rabun Gap — York House Inn
Mollie Gibson acquired this property from her grandfather in 1873. With husband William T. York, they grew the farm to 400 acres. The two-story chestnut log farmhouse dates to 1846. The inn began in 1896 and was expanded in 1907 to 26 rooms. This is . . . — Map (db m81198) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Tallulah Falls — 119-1 — Tallulah Falls Railway and Depot
Construction of Tallulah Falls Railway began in 1871 at Cornelia, GA, reached Tallulah Falls in 1882, and extended to Franklin, NC, by 1907. As the northern terminus of the rail line for over twenty years, Tallulah Falls became a popular resort . . . — Map (db m21243) HM

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