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

Clickable Map of Lincoln 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> Lincoln County, GA (13) Columbia County, GA (18) Elbert County, GA (34) McDuffie County, GA (22) Wilkes County, GA (116) McCormick County, SC (39)  LincolnCounty(13) Lincoln County (13)  ColumbiaCounty(18) Columbia County (18)  ElbertCounty(34) Elbert County (34)  McDuffieCounty(22) McDuffie County (22)  WilkesCounty(116) Wilkes County (116)  McCormickCountySouth Carolina(39) McCormick County (39)
Lincolnton is the county seat for Lincoln County
Adjacent to Lincoln County, Georgia
      Columbia County (18)  
      Elbert County (34)  
      McDuffie County (22)  
      Wilkes County (116)  
      McCormick County, South Carolina (39)  
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1 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — 090-4 — Dooly Spring>>>>---->
The spring to the left of this marker was used by the John Dooly family. The simple log cabin, in which Colonel John Dooly and his family resided, was situated across the road opposite the spring. It was here that Colonel Dooly was murdered by . . . Map (db m108811) HM
2 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — 090-3 — General Elijah Clark
General Elijah Clark, "Hero of the Hornets Nest," and members of his family are buried in the enclosed cemetery. Their graves were first moved from their original burial places near Graball (10 miles North) to a site on the Community House Grounds . . . Map (db m9931) HM
3 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — Lamar Family Cemetery
Col. Peter Lamar Oct. 1, 1786    Feb. 6, 1847 Sarah Cobb Benning Lamar Feb. 13 1792    Nov. 16, 1848 Dr. Ezekiel Lamar 1799    May 24, 1845 Susan Savannah Lamar Sept. 26, 1829     Feb. 15, 1856 Mrs. . . . Map (db m62425) HM
4 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — 090-2 — Lincoln County
Lincoln County was created by Act of Feb. 20, 1796 from Wilkes County. It was named for Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810) of Hingham, Mass., who held the Chief Command of the Southern Department in the Continental Army. In 1781 he became . . . Map (db m46887) HM
5 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — Lincoln County Confederate Monument
[Crossed Flags] 61-65 To the Memory of the Confederate Soldiers of Lincoln CountyMap (db m57652) HM
6 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — Lincoln County Veterans Monument
In Sacred Memory of the Men of Lincoln County Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice World War I Jesse H. Blackburn Titus B. Booker Richard E. Lewis Edward W. Smalley Ralph W. Humpreys Talmadge Bohler James C. Justice Thomas . . . Map (db m57611) WM
7 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — Lincolnton Presbyterian Church / Lincolnton CemeteryLincoln County Georgia
Approved and Accepted on National Historic Register by Act 1966 Land Donated by Peter Lamar, March 3, 1823 for Religious and Educational Purposes Lincolnton Garden Club Organized by Mrs. Ruth Hogan Armstrong 1950 Restored . . . Map (db m51426) HM
8 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — 090-6 — Petersburg Road←—→
North Georgia`s oldest road, which crosses the Highway U.S. 378 at this point, was originally an Indian Trail which led to their Trading Post in Augusta , Georgia. Later, this important trade route was used by pioneer white settlers in transporting . . . Map (db m46862) HM
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9 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — The Lewis Family PavilionDedicated May 3, 2003
The Lewis Family, America's First of Bluegrass Gospel Music, was organized in 1951. The Lewis Family has achieved worldwide recognition as an icon of bluegrass gospel music. From a modest but proud beginning in Lincoln County, the group has . . . Map (db m57616) HM
10 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — 090-5 — Tory Pond
Tory Pond, 100 yards south from this marker, is the spot where a band of Tories were hanged for the murder of Colonel John Dooly, in 1780, while he slept in his home, located some 3/4 mile to the east. Previously, a number from this band had . . . Map (db m21286) HM
11 Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773-1777 — Deep South Region —
In 1775 took William Bartram to Fort James on the "Petersburg Road" and passed through Lincoln County, parts now covered by Clark Hill ReservoirMap (db m11509) HM
12 Georgia, Lincoln County, Tignall, Chenault — ChenaultMystery of the "Lost Confederate Gold" — Jefferson Davis Heritage Trail —
Traveling south ahead of her husband, Confederate President Jefferson Davis, First Lady Varina Davis and the Davis's four children departed Abbeville, South Carolina in late April 1865. Escorting them were the President's personal secretary, Burton . . . Map (db m224106) HM
13 Georgia, Lincoln County, Tignall, Chenault — Hester's FerryJefferson Davis Enters Georgia — Jefferson Davis Heritage Trail —
Confederate President Jefferson Davis, various government officials, and a 2,500-man cavalry escort departed Abbeville, South Carolina, before midnight on May 2, 1865. Included were several Confederate cabinet members, the President's personal . . . Map (db m224116) HM
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Jun. 6, 2023