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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ellijay, Georgia
Location of Ellijay, Georgia
► Gilmer County (9) ► Dawson County (3) ► Fannin County (5) ► Gordon County (68) ► Murray County (17) ► Pickens County (11)
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|This church, Cartecay Methodist (South), was organized and a building erected in August 1834 on the property of Lewis D. Ellington. The first preacher was William Ellington, ordained in 1805 by Bishop Asbury. The first Sunday School was organized . . . — — Map (db m40540) HM|
|"I hadn't lost any war and wasn't hunting any..." "I attracted much attention. Some would give me presents ... And some would observe that I ought to be at home with my mother."
His fellow Confederates called him . . . — — Map (db m99026) HM|
|This church was established August 24, 1839 by 7 people (Samuel B. West, his wife, Nancy; Jacob Bearden, his wife, Winey; Wm. Kimzey, his wife Rebecca; John Pettit), while some Indians remained in this area. First officers were: Able Miles, pastor; . . . — — Map (db m40573) HM|
|Gilmer County was created by Act of Dec. 3, 1832 out of Cherokee. Originally, it contained parts of Fannin, Dawson and Pickens Counties. The county was named for George Rockingham Gilmer (1790-1859), who served with distinction as a soldier, lawyer, . . . — — Map (db m24335) HM|
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our country — — Map (db m100620) WM|
|Home of the Cherokee Indian Chief Whitepath stood from 1800 to 1982, 338 yards S.W. of this marker. Aaron Pinson born Feb. 5, 1784 lived here from 1838 until his death Dec. 7, 1843 — — Map (db m98998) HM|
|The educational center for this section for years, Oakland Academy was established in 1867, following the War Between the States, by Nathan T. Tabor and John E. Robeson, first teacher. Originally a private school, it was operated for many years as a . . . — — Map (db m40577) HM|
|Appalachian National Scenic Trail Springer Mountain elevation 3782' Southern Terminus Chattahoochee National Forest — — Map (db m3258) HM|