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

Clickable Map of Thomas 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> Thomas County, GA (12) Brooks County, GA (16) Colquitt County, GA (16) Grady County, GA (5) Mitchell County, GA (9) Jefferson County, FL (22) Leon County, FL (240)  ThomasCounty(12) Thomas County (12)  BrooksCounty(16) Brooks County (16)  ColquittCounty(16) Colquitt County (16)  GradyCounty(5) Grady County (5)  MitchellCounty(9) Mitchell County (9)  JeffersonCountyFlorida(22) Jefferson County (22)  LeonCounty(240) Leon County (240)
Thomasville is the county seat for Thomas County
Adjacent to Thomas County, Georgia
      Brooks County (16)  
      Colquitt County (16)  
      Grady County (5)  
      Mitchell County (9)  
      Jefferson County, Florida (22)  
      Leon County, Florida (240)  
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1 Georgia, Thomas County, Barwick — 136-3 — Old Coffee Road
The Old Coffee Road, earliest vehicular and postal route of this area, passed here, running some 120 miles from the Ocmulgee River via today's Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida Line above Tallahassee. The thoroughfare . . . Map (db m14815) HM
2 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — 136-5 — Civil War Prison Camp
Confederate authorities, fearing a raid on Andersonville by Sherman’s marching army, chose Thomasville as a safe, temporary prison camp. Five thousand Federal prisoners were brought here on the Atlantic and Gulf Railroad Line via Blackshear in the . . . Map (db m82842) HM
3 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — 136-1 — Finney General Hospital(1942-1945)
Finney General Hospital, named in honor of Brigadier General John M.T. Finney, was authorized September 30, 1942, and dedicated June 16, 1943, on this site. Finney was one of sixty Army hospitals across the country built to care for sick and wounded . . . Map (db m40366) HM
4 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — 136-6 — First Black Graduate of West Point
Henry Ossian Flipper was born a slave in Thomasville on March 21, 1836. On June 14, 1877, he became the first black man to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. N.Y. He served with distinction during the Indian Wars in Texas and the . . . Map (db m176701) HM
5 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — 136-7 — Flowers Baking CompanyEstablished - 1919
Brothers William Howard Flowers & Joseph Hampton Flowers Jr. opened Flowers Baking Company, the first commercial bakery in Southwest Georgia, on this site on November 4, 1919. The following morning, 500 loaves of "Flowers Quality Bread" were sold in . . . Map (db m23158) HM
6 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — 136-2 — Old Coffee Road
The Old Coffee Road, a pioneer vehicular and postal route, passed here. Beginning at the Ocmulgee River, below Jacksonville, it ran some 120 miles via today's Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida Line. The thoroughfare was . . . Map (db m14812) HM
7 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — Old Post Office1915
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m190849) HM
8 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — The Big Oak
The Big Oak Thomasville, GA Age c.   335 Yrs. Spread   160 Feet Height   68 Feet Trunk   27.5 Ft. Circ. Variety   Live Oak Property of Thomasville Garden Club, Inc. and City of Thomasville 1787   1987 Arborist . . . Map (db m102346) HM
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9 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — The Plaza Restaurant
Established 1916 Thomasville, Georgia Oldest continuously operating restaurant in Georgia Marked by John Lee of Nansemond Chapter Colonial Dames XVII Century December 2020Map (db m172444) HM
10 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — 136-1 — Thomas County
Thomas county was created by legislative acts of Dec. 23 and 24, 1825 introduced by Thomas J. Johnson, and named for Gen. Jett Thomas, War of 1812 hero. First settlers included John Parramore, Shadrick Atkinson, E. Blackshear, N.R. Mitchell and . . . Map (db m174311) HM
11 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — Thomas County Confederate Monument
In memory of the Confederate Soldiers of Thomas Co. Geo. who died during the War 1861-5. ——— ”On Fame’s eternal camping ground, Their silent tents are spread. And Glory guards with solemn round, the bivouac of the dead.” ——— Erected by the . . . Map (db m197901) WM
12 Georgia, Thomas County, Thomasville — Thomas County Honors African-American Leaders
Elijah Hill, Jr. • Clarice A. Hobbs • Curtis Thomas William A. Morris • Reverend I.L. Mullins • Helen Clark On August 11, 1975, the Thomasville Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and six . . . Map (db m197892) HM
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Sep. 22, 2023