“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 Bartow, Georgia

Clickable Map of Jefferson 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> Jefferson County, GA (24) Burke County, GA (33) Emanuel County, GA (20) Glascock County, GA (5) Johnson County, GA (9) McDuffie County, GA (21) Richmond County, GA (147) Warren County, GA (16) Washington County, GA (45)  JeffersonCounty(24) Jefferson County (24)  BurkeCounty(33) Burke County (33)  EmanuelCounty(20) Emanuel County (20)  GlascockCounty(5) Glascock County (5)  JohnsonCounty(9) Johnson County (9)  McDuffieCounty(21) McDuffie County (21)  RichmondCounty(147) Richmond County (147)  WarrenCounty(16) Warren County (16)  WashingtonCounty(45) Washington County (45)
Louisville is the county seat for Jefferson County
Bartow is in Jefferson County
      Jefferson County (24)  
      Burke County (33)  
      Emanuel County (20)  
      Glascock County (5)  
      Johnson County (9)  
      McDuffie County (21)  
      Richmond County (147)  
      Warren County (16)  
      Washington County (45)  
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1Georgia (Jefferson County), Bartow — R16 — Bartow" a continuous fire..." — March to the Sea Heritage Trail —
The land where you now stand was originally settled by Revolutionary War hero and statesman General Solomon Wood. To protect against Indian attacks Wood built a fort approximately one mile to the east for protection of his family and neighbors. . . . Map (db m103273) HM
2Georgia (Jefferson County), Bartow — 81-8 — General Wood's Fort
On a high knoll, overlooking the surrounding land, stood the home of General Solomon Wood, Revolutionary soldier. Near this home, General Wood built a blockhouse for the protection of his family and neighbors. When there was any sign or sound . . . Map (db m21217) HM
3Georgia (Jefferson County), Bartow — 81-9 — Old Savannah Road← →
The highway crossing here is the Old Savannah Road, one of the earliest vehicular routes west of the Ogeechee River. It led from Savannah to the Rock Landing on the Oconee, below today's Milledgeville, along the course of a former trading path to . . . Map (db m21216) HM
4Georgia (Jefferson County), Bartow — Site of Fort Wood
And home of General Solomon Wood. 1756 - 1815 Officer of the American Revolution. Pioneer, and first Senator of Jefferson County.Map (db m21332) HM
5Georgia (Jefferson County), Bartow — 81-13 — Spier's Turnout
On Nov. 28, 1864, Jackson's division, 20th Corps (Williams), of Gen. Sherman's army [USA], destroyed the railroad from Davisboro, No. 12, CRR, to Spier's Turnout (Bartow), No. 11, CRR, while Geary's division and the First Michigan Engineers . . . Map (db m21209) HM
6Georgia (Washington County), Bartow — Tarver's Mill"...sacks of cornmeal, all rapidly 'acquired'..." — March to the Sea Heritage Trail —
Union Major General William T. Sherman and the 17th Corps of his army's "Right Wing" left their encampment at New Hope Methodist Church on Tuesday morning, November 29, 1864. They marched generally southeast toward Tarver Place, Plantation. Their . . . Map (db m103357) HM
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Oct. 4, 2022