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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Buckhead

 
Clickable Map of Morgan County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Morgan County, GA (63) Greene County, GA (21) Jasper County, GA (17) Newton County, GA (28) Oconee County, GA (8) Putnam County, GA (24) Walton County, GA (12)  MorganCounty(63) Morgan County (63)  GreeneCounty(21) Greene County (21)  JasperCounty(17) Jasper County (17)  NewtonCounty(28) Newton County (28)  OconeeCounty(8) Oconee County (8)  PutnamCounty(24) Putnam County (24)  WaltonCounty(12) Walton County (12)
Buckhead, Georgia and Vicinity
    Morgan County (63)
    Greene County (21)
    Jasper County (17)
    Newton County (28)
    Oconee County (8)
    Putnam County (24)
    Walton County (12)
 
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1Georgia (Morgan County), Buckhead — Buckhead
On the occasion of its Bicentennial, Morgan County placed this marker here to commemorate the community of Buckhead One of the earliest settlements in Morgan County, the area around Buckhead was still in close proximity to Native . . . — Map (db m16136) HM
2Georgia (Morgan County), Buckhead — 104-5 — Federal Raid
On Saturday, November 19, 1864, Federal troops under Gen. Geary, Sherman’s 20th Army Corps, drove a small detachment of Confederate soldiers out of Buckhead, ate dinner and then destroyed the water tank, all railroad buildings and a large supply of . . . — Map (db m16144) HM
3Georgia (Morgan County), Buckhead — 104-4 — Park Home and Site of Park’s Mill
This house, built in early 1800 and used as a stagecoach stop, was located on Seven Islands Road which ran from Philadelphia to New Orleans. On Nov. 20, 1864, Federal raiders under Gen. Geary destroyed the nearby mill and ferry. At the request of . . . — Map (db m17265) HM
4Georgia (Morgan County), Buckhead — Park's Mill
On the occasion of its Bicentennial, Morgan County placed this marker here to commemorate the community of Park’s Mill The construction of Park’s Mill is thought to be contemporary with the creation of Morgan County by act of the Georgia . . . — Map (db m17274) HM
5Georgia (Morgan County), Buckhead — Swords
On the occasion of its Bicentennial, Morgan County placed this marker here to commemorate the community of Swords Named in honor of the family who contributed substantially to the economic success of the community, Swords has its roots . . . — Map (db m16236) HM
6Georgia (Morgan County), Buckhead — 104-9 — The March to the Sea
On Nov. 15, 1864, after destroying Atlanta and cutting his communications with the North, Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman, USA, began his destructive campaign for Savannah -- the March to the Sea. He divided his army [US] into two wings. The Right Wing . . . — Map (db m16210) HM
7Georgia (Morgan County), Buckhead — L11 — The Oconee River Railroad BridgeBlue Springs - Swords — March to the Sea Heritage Trail —
Just below where the Apalachee River joins the Oconee River the Georgia Railroad constructed a massive bridge in the early 1840s, eventually connecting Augusta by rail to the newly-established town of Marthasville (now named Atlanta). It was "a . . . — Map (db m113289) HM
 
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