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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cook County, Georgia

 
Clickable Map of Cook County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Cook County, GA (10) Berrien County, GA (8) Brooks County, GA (17) Colquitt County, GA (16) Lowndes County, GA (28) Tift County, GA (13)  CookCounty(10) Cook County (10)  BerrienCounty(8) Berrien County (8)  BrooksCounty(17) Brooks County (17)  ColquittCounty(16) Colquitt County (16)  LowndesCounty(28) Lowndes County (28)  TiftCounty(13) Tift County (13)
Adel is the county seat for Cook County
Adjacent to Cook County, Georgia
      Berrien County (8)  
      Brooks County (17)  
      Colquitt County (16)  
      Lowndes County (28)  
      Tift County (13)  
 
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1 Georgia, Cook County, Adel — 037-2 — Adel Lime Sink
The origin of both this lake and its name are a mystery as the source of water is unknown and analysis has shown no lime in the soil. The lake which reputedly “has no bottom” formerly served as a baptismal pool for the adjacent Salem . . . Map (db m40380) HM
2 Georgia, Cook County, Adel — 037-1 — Cook County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature July 30, 1918, is named for Gen. Philip Cook who fought in the States and Seminole Wars. He served in Congress from 1872 to '82, was Secretary of State for Georgia 1890-94 and 1898-1918. He served as . . . Map (db m40446) HM
3 Georgia, Cook County, Adel — Cook County CourthouseNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m196785) HM
4 Georgia, Cook County, Adel — Cook County Tornado of 2017
Life is a gift and gifts should not be taken for granted. Life is God’s gift to us. Around 4:00 A.M. on Sunday, January 22, 2017, a tornado swept through Cook County leaving a path of destruction. As a result of tornado-related injuries, seven . . . Map (db m196789) HM
5 Georgia, Cook County, Adel — Cook County Veterans Memorial
”…that Star Spangled banner yet waves O’er the land of the free And the home of the brave.” —Francis Scott Key To all veterans, men and women, who served honorably in all wars and conflicts, and to those who died in service, we dedicate this . . . Map (db m196792) WM
6 Georgia, Cook County, Adel — Old United States Post Office, Adel, GeorgiaNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m196801) HM
7 Georgia, Cook County, Adel — 037-5 — Reed Bingham State Park Bridge
This bridge, which connects the Cook County side of Reed Bingham State Park with the Colquitt County side, was completed in 1974 and was dedicated on July 13, 1974 by Governor Jimmy Carter. Serving as an outstanding state park facility for . . . Map (db m17867) HM
8 Georgia, Cook County, Adel — SOWEGA Building(Southwest Georgia Melon Growers Association Building) — National Register of Historic Places —
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m196800) HM
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9 Georgia, Cook County, Cecil — 037-1 — Old Coffee Road<------->
The Old Coffee Road, earliest vehicular and postal route of this section, crossed here, running southwestward from the Ocmulgee River via today’s Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida line above Tallahassee. This thoroughfare . . . Map (db m53105) HM
10 Georgia, Cook County, Lenox — 037-4 — Battle of Brushy Creek
Near here, in July, 1836, a battalion of Georgia militia under command of Major Michael Young, defeated a band of Indians in the Battle of Brushy Creek. In pursuit of the Indians, who had been raiding the frontier as they fled into Florida, the . . . Map (db m53104) HM
 
 
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Feb. 26, 2024