“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 Fortson, Georgia

Clickable Map of Harris 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> Harris County, GA (29) Meriwether County, GA (17) Muscogee County, GA (176) Talbot County, GA (13) Troup County, GA (36) Chambers County, AL (22) Lee County, AL (74)  HarrisCounty(29) Harris County (29)  MeriwetherCounty(17) Meriwether County (17)  MuscogeeCounty(176) Muscogee County (176)  TalbotCounty(13) Talbot County (13)  TroupCounty(36) Troup County (36)  ChambersCountyAlabama(22) Chambers County (22)  LeeCounty(74) Lee County (74)
Hamilton is the county seat for Harris County
Fortson is in Harris County
      Harris County (29)  
      Meriwether County (17)  
      Muscogee County (176)  
      Talbot County (13)  
      Troup County (36)  
      Chambers County, Alabama (22)  
      Lee County, Alabama (74)  
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1Georgia, Harris County, Fortson — 072-10 — Bartlett's Ferry Dam; Antioch Baptist Church<-- 1 ˝ MI. --<
On Georgia Route 219 at Bartlett's Ferry Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 219.
Rev. Simpson Wilson Barley (1827-1884), minister and doctor, operated a ferry, known as Bartley’s Ferry, 1 ½ miles west on the Chattahoochee River. He preached at the nearby Antioch Baptist Church, one of the earliest in this section, and is . . . Map (db m36165) HM
2Georgia, Harris County, Fortson — Camp McKenzie
On Whitesville Road, 0 miles south of Pleasant Valley Road, on the right when traveling south.
On this site was Camp McKenzie, a 350 acre tract used for approximately 75 years as the official campsite for the local councils of the Boy Scouts of America. Under the leadership of W. W. McKenzie and Fred H. Schomburg, together with J. Homer . . . Map (db m22475) HM
3Georgia, Harris County, Fortson — Mountain Hill District Consolidated School
On Mountain Hill Road at Georgia Route 219, on the right when traveling north on Mountain Hill Road.
This handsome Colonial Revival structure, completed in 1930, served the educational needs of children in the western half of Harris County from 1930 through 1989. The building, which consolidated several one- and two-room schools, was designed . . . Map (db m41817) HM
4Georgia, Muscogee County, Fortson — Fortson House/The Fortson Community1858
On Fortson Road at Almond Road, on the right when traveling north on Fortson Road.
(Side 1): Thomas and Elizabeth Almond settled in this area with her orphaned brother Thomas Daniel Fortson in the 1830s. In 1858, as a prominent farmer, Fortson built this Greek Revival Georgian Cottage, its surrounding outbuildings and . . . Map (db m22875) HM
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Feb. 5, 2023