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Old Campground Cemetery Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, July 13, 2013
Old Campground Cemetery Marker
Georgia (Toombs County), Lyons — Old Campground Cemetery
Founded Circa 1820 as a meeting place for circuit riding ministers, Old Campground added a cemetery in 1853. It contains some of the oldest graves in Toombs County. There are three Confederate veterans buried here, including Lt. Gordon K. Fort, 24th . . . — Map (db m107168) HM
Georgia (Toombs County), Lyons — 138-1 — Toombs County
Toombs County was created by Act of Aug. 18, 1905 from Emanuel, Montgomery and Tattnall. It was named for Gen. Robert Augustus Toombs 1810-1885), of Wilkes County, Congressman and Senator. One of the chief organizers of the Confederate government, . . . — Map (db m18208) HM
Georgia (Toombs County), Vidalia — 138-3 — Home of the Vidalia Sweet Onion
One of the first crops of Vidalia Onions was commercially grown near this site in 1931 by Moses Coleman, a local farmer. The onion is planted in a 20 county area from September through February and is harvested from late April through early-June. . . . — Map (db m18190) HM
Georgia (Toombs County), Vidalia — 138-2 — Paul Anderson1932~1994 World's Strongest Man
Paul Anderson was born October 17, 1932 in Toccoa and attended Furman University where he began lifting weights. In 1955 he traveled as a goodwill ambassador from the United States to the Soviet Union and there his lifting surpassed many world . . . — Map (db m59111) HM

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