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

Tift County Georgia Historical Markers

Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park Marker
Georgia (Tift County), Tifton — 137-2 — Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park>>>------>
On May 4, 1865, Jefferson Davis arrived in Washington, Georgia (178 miles NE of the Park), where he performed his last duties as President of the Confederate States of America. Shortly thereafter, with a small staff and escort, he departed enroute . . . — Map (db m39992) HM
Georgia (Tift County), Tifton — Susan Lane Tillman Moore
Born in Madison County, Florida on September 7, 1867. Susan Lane Tillman Moore was the first woman elected by popular vote to serve two terms in the Georgia State Senate. She resided at this house until her death on May 5, 1951. After attending . . . — Map (db m80169) HM
Georgia (Tift County), Tifton — The Dwight David Eisenhower Memorial GardensA Tribute to the Georgia Interstate Highway System
The Interstate Highway System, which began in Georgia adjacent to this site, created a vital link that has united this country and provided the background of support necessary for sustained economic growth. It has provided the United States the . . . — Map (db m58570) HM
Georgia (Tift County), Tifton — 137-1 — Tift County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature August 17, 1905, is officially named for Nelson Tift, well known businessman, legislator and Mayor of Albany. The organizers also had in mind his nephew Henry Harding Tift, who founded Tifton in 1872 . . . — Map (db m39993) HM

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