“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 Cleveland, Georgia

Clickable Map of White 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> White County, GA (22) Habersham County, GA (15) Hall County, GA (27) Lumpkin County, GA (41) Towns County, GA (3) Union County, GA (9)  WhiteCounty(22) White County (22)  HabershamCounty(15) Habersham County (15)  HallCounty(27) Hall County (27)  LumpkinCounty(41) Lumpkin County (41)  TownsCounty(3) Towns County (3)  UnionCounty(9) Union County (9)
Cleveland is the county seat for White County
Cleveland is in White County
      White County (22)  
      Habersham County (15)  
      Hall County (27)  
      Lumpkin County (41)  
      Towns County (3)  
      Union County (9)  
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1Georgia (White County), Cleveland — 154-4 — Cleveland
When White County was formed in 1857, Mt. Yonah was selected as the County-seat. The majority of its residents wished to rename it Sheltonville for William H. Shelton, who sponsored the formation of the new county. Shelton asked that it be named . . . Map (db m43702) HM
2Georgia (White County), Cleveland — 154-9 — Discovery of Gold
In 1828 gold was discovered here on Duke`s Creek, White County, by two people. John Witheroods of North Carolina found a 3-ounce nugget and a Negro servant of Major Frank Logan of Louisville, Georgia, also discovered gold on the creek. Early . . . Map (db m10033) HM
3Georgia (White County), Cleveland — 154-2 — Mossy Creek and Rock Springs Campgrounds
Mossy Creek Campground was established in 1833 and has continued as a site of yearly religious revival meetings since that time. Rock Springs Campground was established in 1887 and is one of the few remaining camp-meeting sites organized by black . . . Map (db m21521) HM
4Georgia (White County), Cleveland — Mustering Grounds
Minutes of the Inferior Court of White County, GA, August Term 1861. Wednesday, August 7th 1861: "Ordered by the Court that White (County) Marksmen the use of any part of the courthouse that they may choose for the establishment of a military . . . Map (db m131679) HM
5Georgia (White County), Cleveland — Old White County CourthouseNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior October 28, 1970Map (db m131680) HM
6Georgia (White County), Cleveland — 154-3 — White County
White County, created by Act of Dec. 22, 1857, was cut off from Habersham and Lumpkin Counties. Wm. H. Shelton, Repr. from Habersham at the session tried twice to have the county formed but failed. Repr. David T. White of Newton Co. backed the bill . . . Map (db m21294) HM
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7Georgia (White County), Cleveland — White County's Gold
The largest gold nugget discovered east of the Mississippi River was found by John Phillip Thurmond on April 14, 1889 at the Hamby Mines in Northern White County. The nugget weighed 504 pennyweights and four grams, which is about 25.5 ounces. The . . . Map (db m131678) HM
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Oct. 4, 2022