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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Toombs County, Georgia

Clickable Map of Toombs 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> Toombs County, GA (11) Appling County, GA (2) Candler County, GA (8) Emanuel County, GA (21) Jeff Davis County, GA (3) Montgomery County, GA (6) Tattnall County, GA (8) Treutlen County, GA (4)  ToombsCounty(11) Toombs County (11)  ApplingCounty(2) Appling County (2)  CandlerCounty(8) Candler County (8)  EmanuelCounty(21) Emanuel County (21)  JeffDavisCounty(3) Jeff Davis County (3)  MontgomeryCounty(6) Montgomery County (6)  TattnallCounty(8) Tattnall County (8)  TreutlenCounty(4) Treutlen County (4)
Lyons is the county seat for Toombs County
Adjacent to Toombs County, Georgia
      Appling County (2)  
      Candler County (8)  
      Emanuel County (21)  
      Jeff Davis County (3)  
      Montgomery County (6)  
      Tattnall County (8)  
      Treutlen County (4)  
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1 Georgia, Toombs County, Lyons — Lyons Garden Club Building
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m197966) HM
2 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
3 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
4 Georgia, Toombs County, Vidalia — Erected by Works Progress Administration1935-1936
[title is inscription]Map (db m191188) HM
5 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
6 Georgia, Toombs County, Vidalia — McMillan Burial Ground
An early settler to the area that is now Vidalia was Malcolm McMillan, who pitched his camp near this site circa 1800, and built his pioneer home. In the following years, he and his cousin, the Rev. Murphey McMillan, established a Presbyterian . . . Map (db m185266) HM
7 Georgia, Toombs County, Vidalia — Minenwerfer
We dedicate this memorial to all who served with Honor and Duty as they answered this Nation's call to arms in times of war; And in grateful recognition of all those heroes from whom the last true measure of sacrifice was required; And in humble . . . Map (db m191183) WM
8 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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9 Georgia, Toombs County, Vidalia — Peterson-Wilbanks House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m197967) HM
10 Georgia, Toombs County, Vidalia — To Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Sons of Confederate Veterans1896-1996
[west side]Dedicated by the Sons and Daughters of the Confederacy, and the re-enactors who strive to preserve its spirit Erected by the Gen. Robert A. Toombs Camp 932, SCV Chapter 1329, UDC Deo Vindice[east side] . . . Map (db m185275) HM WM
11 Georgia, Toombs County, Vidalia — Unknown Confederate Graves
"As fighting intensified in central Georgia during the summer of 1864, caravans of wagons evacuated sick and wounded Confederate soldiers from Macon’s overcrowded Ocmulgee Hospital. Caravans coming down the Old Savannah Road stopped at this . . . Map (db m185267) HM
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Jun. 2, 2023