“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Crawford County, Georgia

Clickable Map of Crawford County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Crawford County, GA (10) Bibb County, GA (137) Houston County, GA (15) Macon County, GA (56) Monroe County, GA (25) Peach County, GA (15) Taylor County, GA (10) Upson County, GA (10)  CrawfordCounty(10) Crawford County (10)  BibbCounty(137) Bibb County (137)  HoustonCounty(15) Houston County (15)  MaconCounty(56) Macon County (56)  MonroeCounty(25) Monroe County (25)  PeachCounty(15) Peach County (15)  TaylorCounty(10) Taylor County (10)  UpsonCounty(10) Upson County (10)
Knoxville is the county seat for Crawford County
Adjacent to Crawford County, Georgia
      Bibb County (137)  
      Houston County (15)  
      Macon County (56)  
      Monroe County (25)  
      Peach County (15)  
      Taylor County (10)  
      Upson County (10)  
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1 Georgia, Crawford County, Knoxville — Alexis de Tocqueville
The 25 year-old French aristocrat and author of Democracy in America visited this area during his 1831-1832 tour of America Placed by C-SPAN and The Cable Television Industry while retracing the tour in 1997-1998Map (db m28216) HM
2 Georgia, Crawford County, Knoxville — 039-1 — Crawford County
This County created by Acts of the Legislature Dec. 9 & 23, 1822, is named for William H. Crawford, Georgia statesman who was Secretary of the Treasury at the time the County was established. At the County Site, Knoxville, lived Joanna E. Troutman . . . Map (db m21435) HM
3 Georgia, Crawford County, Knoxville — 22 K-4 — Federal Wire Road
This highway, created by an act of Congress in 1810, entered the state at Augusta passing through Warrenton, Sparta, Milledgeville, Macon and Knoxville to Coweta Town (Columbus). It was formerly known as the Stage Coach Road. A telegraph line, the . . . Map (db m17702) HM
4 Georgia, Crawford County, Knoxville — Joanna Troutman
On this site in 1835 Joanna Troutman gave to a company of Georgia soldiers on their way to fight for the independence of Texas, a “Lone Star” flag, which she had made and which was later adopted as the Texas emblem.Map (db m28024) HM
5 Georgia, Crawford County, Knoxville — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773-1777 — Deep South Region —
In July 1774 William Bartram camped nearby at “a beautiful large brook”, Sweet Water, on a trek from Augusta to Cusetta.Map (db m12266) HM
6 Georgia, Crawford County, Roberta — Clarence Moseley “Ribs” PeelNov. 8, 1897 – Oct. 8, 1955 — In Loving Memory of —
“Daddy,” a trainman for Southern railway for 38 years, died in a railroad accident near Hazlehurst, Georgia. He made the supreme sacrifice of staying with his train after one of his crew members in talking with one from another train . . . Map (db m113367) HM
7 Georgia, Crawford County, Roberta — Colonel Benjamin Hawkins
[south panel]Erected in 1931 by the United States Government to commemorate the life and public service of Colonel Benjamin Hawkins who was born in Warren County, N.C. August 15, 1754 and died at the Creek Indian Agency on . . . Map (db m186672) HM
8 Georgia, Crawford County, Roberta — GA-22 K-5 — Creek AgencyOld Agency
Here on the Flint River was the headquarters of the Agent for Indian Affairs South of Ohio until the area was acquired by Georgia in the Creek cession of Jan. 24, 1826. Here Benjamin Hawkins and David B. Mitchell, Agents, resided and in 1804 and . . . Map (db m394) HM
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9 Georgia, Crawford County, Roberta — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773-1777 — Deep South Region —
In 1774 William Bartram passed through what is now Roberta, after camping at Sweetwater and finding a new hydrangea.Map (db m12265) HM
10 Georgia, Crawford County, Sandy Point — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773-1777 — Deep South Region —
In July 1774 William Bartram entered Crawford County here, site of Marshall's Mill, going on to Knoxville, Roberta, and Cusetta.Map (db m59559) HM
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Dec. 6, 2023