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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Cochran, Georgia

 
Clickable Map of Bleckley 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 Bleckley County, GA (11) Dodge County, GA (9) Houston County, GA (15) Laurens County, GA (11) Pulaski County, GA (8) Twiggs County, GA (15) Wilkinson County, GA (19)  BleckleyCounty(11) Bleckley County (11)  DodgeCounty(9) Dodge County (9)  HoustonCounty(15) Houston County (15)  LaurensCounty(11) Laurens County (11)  PulaskiCounty(8) Pulaski County (8)  TwiggsCounty(15) Twiggs County (15)  WilkinsonCounty(19) Wilkinson County (19)
Cochran is the county seat for Bleckley County
Cochran is in Bleckley County
      Bleckley County (11)  
ADJACENT TO BLECKLEY COUNTY
      Dodge County (9)  
      Houston County (15)  
      Laurens County (11)  
      Pulaski County (8)  
      Twiggs County (15)  
      Wilkinson County (19)  
 
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1Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — 012-1 — Bleckley County
This County, created by an act of the Georgia Legislature July 30, 1912, is named for Chief Justice Logan E. Bleckley, of the Georgia Supreme Court, one of the greatest jurists in the history of this State. Born in Rabun County in 1827, he . . . Map (db m47553) HM
2Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — City of Cochran
City of Cochran was chartered on March 19, 1869. Cochran is named for Judge Arthur E. Cochran (1820-1865) who served as a State Legislator and as President of the Macon & Brunswick Railroad.Map (db m197982) HM
3Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — Cochran Confederate Memorial
(Side A) In memory of our Confederate soldiers (Side B) Erected by the Cochran Chapter No. 764 U.D.C. to the Confederate veterans of Pulaski County, 1910 “When the last trumpet is sounded, may each one . . . Map (db m197980) WM
4Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — Cornerstone of Education in Cochran“Cochran is chuck-full of educational facilities.” - Hawkinsville News
First settled as the community of Dykesboro in the 1830s, the City of Cochran was incorporated in 1869. The town was named after Judge Arthur E. Cochran, a prominent figure in local justice and railroad affairs, and founded on land donated by early . . . Map (db m197970) HM
5Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — Dedicated to the Memory of James (Jim) Earnest Cook1884 – 1955
Beloved lifelong citizen of Cochran and Bleckley County, he was a banker, farmer, mayor, Rotarian, Mason, Shriner and a never failing friend to all. His example to do all men good helped shape the lives and destiny of this county. His Christian . . . Map (db m57925) HM
6Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — 012-3 — Evergreen Baptist Church»—→
Evergreen Baptist Church, built in 1844, was split off from old Mt. Horeb Baptist Church, constituted October 15, 1809, which stood at or near the site of the Centenary Methodist Church. On February 14, 1844, the congregation and pastor found . . . Map (db m40312) HM
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7Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — In Memory of Perry L. Johnson
July 21, 1908 – October 8, 1986 In memory of Perry L. Johnson, of Bleckley County, Georgia who at age 36 while serving as a Corporal in the United States Army during WW II, single handedly captured fifteen German soldiers at St. Malo, . . . Map (db m57624) HM
8Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — 012-2 — Longstreet Methodist Church
Longstreet Methodist Church was organized around 1812 and the original building is still in use. Land for the church was given by Charles Walker, one of the five sons of George Walker, Revolutionary soldier and early settler. The sons built on a . . . Map (db m40313) HM
9Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — Lucian A. Whipple
Attorney, Statesman, and Educator of Cochran, Bleckley County, for more than seventy years. This plaque is erected to commemorate the 100th birthday of Col. Whipple and his contributions to this community.Map (db m57948) HM
10Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — Sgt. John F. Conner, Sr.
In Memory of Sgt. John F. Conner, Sr. Who gave his life in line of duty. “Greater love hath no man than this that a man lay down his life for his friends.” St. John 15:13Map (db m57947) HM
11Georgia (Bleckley County), Cochran — 012-4 — Uchee Path
This highway coincides closely with a segment of a noted east-west Indian route called the Lower Uchee Path. Beginning at Old Town on the Ogeechee, the trail led this way by Carr’s Shoals, on the Oconee, above Dublin, thence via Cochran, . . . Map (db m40267) HM
 
 
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Dec. 1, 2022