“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 Camilla, Georgia

Clickable Map of Mitchell 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> Mitchell County, GA (9) Baker County, GA (3) Colquitt County, GA (16) Decatur County, GA (41) Dougherty County, GA (32) Grady County, GA (5) Thomas County, GA (12) Worth County, GA (5)  MitchellCounty(9) Mitchell County (9)  BakerCounty(3) Baker County (3)  ColquittCounty(16) Colquitt County (16)  DecaturCounty(41) Decatur County (41)  DoughertyCounty(32) Dougherty County (32)  GradyCounty(5) Grady County (5)  ThomasCounty(12) Thomas County (12)  WorthCounty(5) Worth County (5)
Camilla is the county seat for Mitchell County
Camilla is in Mitchell County
      Mitchell County (9)  
      Baker County (3)  
      Colquitt County (16)  
      Decatur County (41)  
      Dougherty County (32)  
      Grady County (5)  
      Thomas County (12)  
      Worth County (5)  
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1 Georgia, Mitchell County, Camilla — 101.1 — Camilla Massacre
In one of the most violent episodes in Reconstruction Georgia, a rally in Mitchell County in September 1868 resulted in about a dozen freedmen being killed and several dozen wounded. Georgia had been re-admitted to the United States just two . . . Map (db m218685) HM
2 Georgia, Mitchell County, Camilla — Hawthorne TrailBlazed 1818
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3 Georgia, Mitchell County, Camilla — 101-1 — Mitchell County
The county was created by an Act of the Georgia Legislature on Dec. 21, 1857. Some historians say that the county was named for David B. Mitchell, Governor of Georgia in 1809-13 and again in 1815-17, and that Camilla was named for his daughter. . . . Map (db m27094) HM
4 Georgia, Mitchell County, Camilla — Mitchell County War Memorial
Honoring all who served and dedicated to the memory of those from Mitchell County who made the supreme sacrifice for the freedom of all men from oppression Korean War 1950 — 1953 {Honor roll of dead} World War I . . . Map (db m117197) WM
5 Georgia, Mitchell County, Camilla — Old City Well
This artesian well was drilled in 1880. It provided an unlimited supply of pure water and became a gathering place for Camilla’s citizens. When a water system was installed, the City Well lost its usefulness. Through the efforts of the Cherokee . . . Map (db m218682) HM
6 Georgia, Mitchell County, Camilla — St. Valentine's Day TornadosFebruary 14, 2000
In memory of the lives lost in the St. Valentine’s Day Tornados February 14, 2000 Guadalupe Cervantes, Gloria Jean Eglinton, Emma Hallman John Edward Hancock, Kylie Rae Harrell, Shannon Harrell Ryasia Hayward, Willie Hurst, Antholyn . . . Map (db m190996) HM
7 Georgia, Mitchell County, Camilla — The Spirit of Camilla
The Spirit of Camilla engine was built by Baldwin of Eddystone, PA, for Brooks-Scalon Corp., a lumber company in Foley, FL, and delivered in April 1925. Designated Engine #9, the oil-fired engine was later purchased by Foley Lumber Co., which sold . . . Map (db m172790) HM
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Apr. 18, 2024