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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Griffin, Georgia

 
Clickable Map of Spalding 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 Spalding County, GA (198) Butts County, GA (14) Clayton County, GA (51) Coweta County, GA (25) Fayette County, GA (14) Henry County, GA (37) Lamar County, GA (26) Meriwether County, GA (17) Pike County, GA (2)  SpaldingCounty(198) Spalding County (198)  ButtsCounty(14) Butts County (14)  ClaytonCounty(51) Clayton County (51)  CowetaCounty(25) Coweta County (25)  FayetteCounty(14) Fayette County (14)  HenryCounty(37) Henry County (37)  LamarCounty(26) Lamar County (26)  MeriwetherCounty(17) Meriwether County (17)  PikeCounty(2) Pike County (2)
Griffin is the county seat for Spalding County
Griffin is in Spalding County
      Spalding County (198)  
ADJACENT TO SPALDING COUNTY
      Butts County (14)  
      Clayton County (51)  
      Coweta County (25)  
      Fayette County (14)  
      Henry County (37)  
      Lamar County (26)  
      Meriwether County (17)  
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1Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — “Doc” Holladay Final Resting Place?
During his adventures out West, “Doc” Holliday received a notorious reputation as a gambler and a gunfighter. When speaking of Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp reportedly stated, “I found him a loyal friend and good company. He was a dentist whom . . . Map (db m186924) HM
2Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — “Flame of Freedom”
. . . Map (db m186937) WM
3Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 1st Lt. Albert W. Parham — U.S. Army
Aug. 18, 1893 - Oct. 7, 1918 Killed in action World War IMap (db m190578) WM
4Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 1st Lt. Frederick D. Melton — U.S. Army
Aug. 15, 1924 - Oct. 3, 1944 Killed in action World War IIMap (db m190385) WM
5Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 1st Lt. James Martin — U.S. Army Air Corps
1921 - Sept. 17, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190498) WM
6Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 1st Lt. James R. Reese — U.S. Marine Corps
March 19, 1942 - Dec. 2, 1968 Killed in action VietnamMap (db m190582) WM
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7Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 1st Lt. James Robert Vance — U.S. Marine Corps
Dec. 19, 1944 - July 23, 1970 Died in service VietnamMap (db m190530) WM
8Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 1st Lt. Ralph M. Jones, Jr. — U.S. Marine Corps
Dec. 9, 1922 - May 5, 1944 Killed in action World War IIMap (db m190437) WM
9Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 1st Lt. Thomas R. Dallas, Jr. — U.S. Army Air Corps
June 24, 1920 - June 6, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190595) WM
10Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 1st Lt. W.R. "Bill" Jones — U.S. Army Air Corps
1923 - Feb. 14, 1945 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190470) WM
11Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 1st Lt. William Palmer (Tex) Gunnin — U.S. Army Air Corps
Jan. 2, 1923 - Sept. 8, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190532) WM
12Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 2nd Lt. Connell Patrick — U.S. Army
1904 - Feb. 23, 1945 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190522) WM
13Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 2nd Lt. Johnnie Eugene Jackson — U.S. Army
1919 - Oct. 4, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190571) WM
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14Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 2nd Lt. T.I. "Billy" Hawkins, Jr. — U.S. Army Air Corps
1918 - April 16, 1943 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190406) WM
15Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Bailey-Tebault House
c. 1859-62 Placed on National Register of Historic Places Home of: Griffin-Spalding Historical SocietyMap (db m186921) HM
16Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Capt. P.A. Wilheit — U.S. Marine Corps
Oct. 23, 1916 - Dec. 26, 1943 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190465) WM
17Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Capt. Raymond Doke — U.S. Army
Aug. 1, 1913 - Oct. 5, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190371) WM
18Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Capt. Robert Langdon Ferguson — U.S. Army Air Corps
June 21, 1918 - April 5, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190634) WM
19Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Capt. S.E. Rickerson — U.S. Army
Aug. 11, 1918 - Dec. 2, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190444) WM
20Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Capt. William Henry Mooney, Jr. — U.S. Army Air Corps
Oct. 3, 1916 - Dec. 24, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190529) WM
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21Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-19 — Confederate Camp
Confederate Infantry Camp Stephens was named for Alexander H. Stephens, vice-president of the Confederacy. Nearly all troops in the Confederate Army from Georgia were mobilized here and at Cavalry Camp Milner, located at the present Griffin . . . Map (db m27503) HM
22Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-6 — Confederate Camp — >>>------>
Confederate Infantry Camp Stephens, named for Alexander H. Stephens, vice-president of Confederacy, was about ½ mile from here on McIntosh Road. Nearly all troops in the Confederate Army from Georgia were mobilized here and at the Cavalry Camp . . . Map (db m27506) HM
23Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-5 — Confederate Camp Milner
Most Georgia troops for the Confederate Army were mobilized in Griffin. Camp Milner, the Cavalry Camp, was named for Ben Milner, prominent Spalding County man who gave financial aid in equipping companies from his county. Camp Stephens, the Infantry . . . Map (db m27510) HM
24Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-4 — Confederate Cemetery — »——→
Stonewall Cemetery is located on part of a plot given as a burial site by Gen. Lewis Lawrence Griffin when he founded Griffin in 1840. Several hundred Confederate and one Union soldier, casualties of the Battles of Atlanta and Jonesboro, from the . . . Map (db m27725) HM
25Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — County Courthouse
Between 1852 and 1856, “Doc” Holliday's father, Henry, served as the first county clerk for the newly created Spalding County. Prior to the Civil War, Henry Holliday owned numerous properties across Spalding County. Many of these properties were . . . Map (db m186925) HM
26Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. A.R. Ballard — U.S. Marine Corps
Feb. 20, 1897 - Oct. 3, 1918 Died in service World War IMap (db m190624) WM
27Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. Albert R. Goen — U.S. Army
Feb. 25, 1919 - June 23, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190563) WM
28Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. Albert Wimbish — U.S. Army
June 6, 1893 - Dec. 14, 1918 Died in service World War IMap (db m190392) WM
29Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. Artis Milner — U.S. Army
1918 - Nov. 4, 1943 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190462) WM
30Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. Charlie L. Hand, Jr. — U.S. Army
May 27, 1914 - Aug. 4, 1943 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190597) WM
31Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. D.G. Norton — U.S. Army
1891 - Sept. 26, 1918 Died in service World War IMap (db m190346) WM
32Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. David Murphy — U.S. Marine Corps
July 18, 1947 - April 23, 1968 Killed in action VietnamMap (db m190399) WM
33Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. Earl Johnston — U.S. Army
1924 - May 16, 1945 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190398) WM
34Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. Henry E. Middlebrooks — U.S. Army
March 20, 1929 - Feb. 7, 1951 Killed in action KoreaMap (db m190383) WM
35Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. J.E. Harmon — U.S. Marine Corps
Feb. 10, 1947 - May 8, 1967 Died in service Vietnam WarMap (db m190397) WM
36Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. John Phillips, Jr. — U.S. Army
Nov. 26, 1923 - April 19, 1945 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190384) WM
37Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. Linwood P. Martin — U.S. Army
April 12, 1922 - Nov. 17, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190508) WM
38Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. M.H. Hunter — U.S. Marine Corps
Jan. 24, 1927 - March 15, 1951 Died in service Korean WarMap (db m190625) WM
39Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. Noah W. Barfield — U.S. Army
Sept. 3, 1913 - Feb. 14, 1945 Killed in action World War IIMap (db m190403) WM
40Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Cpl. W.E. Kenerly — U.S. Army
Feb. 6, 1948 - Jan. 31, 1968 Died in service Vietnam WarMap (db m190442) WM
41Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Fireman First Class Hiram Dennis Harris — U.S. Navy
July 7, 1920 - Dec. 7, 1941 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190514) WM
42Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Fireman First Class John Clarence Johnson — U.S. Navy
June 6, 1916 - June 8, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190628) WM
43Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-10 — First Paving
Spalding was the first County between Chicago and Miami on the old Dixie Highway with a concrete highway running from county line to county line. A demonstration strip, completed Jan. 30, 1919, from the city limits of Griffin to and along the front . . . Map (db m27126) HM
44Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-8 — Founding of Griffin — >>>>--- 2 Bl. --->
Near the present junction of the Central and Southern Railways, from a stump near the town spring, on June 8, 1840, Gen. Lewis Lawrence Griffin sold lots to the highest bidder, thus establishing the City of Griffin. William Leake bought the first . . . Map (db m27589) HM
45Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-9 — Founding of Griffin
From a stump near the town spring, now covered by the embankment of the railroad, on June 8, 1840, Gen. Lewis Lawrence Griffin sold lots to the highest bidder, thus establishing the City of Griffin. The first lot was sold to William Leake. Gen. . . . Map (db m27591) HM
46Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-12 — Georgia Experiment Station — <------<<<<
The Georgia Experiment Station, one of the first State Agricultural Experiment Stations established in this country, was located in Spalding County, Georgia in 1888. The primary objective of its work program is to develop information which will aid . . . Map (db m27562) HM
47Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-13 — Georgia Militia at Griffin
On Nov. 15, 1864. Maj. Gen. G. W. Smith, CSA, was at Lovejoy’s Station (13 miles N) with 2800 infantry of the First Division, Georgia Militia, 3 batteries, and about 250 local reserve cavalry, to support Iverson’s division of Wheeler’s cavalry [CS] . . . Map (db m27682) HM
48Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Global War on Terror
Dedicated in grateful appreciation to the men and women of the Armed Forces of the United States who served their country so faithfully in the Global War on Terrorism and to the loved ones who suffered loneliness and loss [Left . . . Map (db m186936) WM
49Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Griffin Commercial District
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186939) HM
50Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Griffin Commercial District
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186941) HM
51Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — History of Griffin, Georgia
The city of Griffin, Georgia, was founded on June 8, 1840 by General Lewis Lawrence Griffin, a former state legislator, general in the Georgia militia, railroad man and astute business man. In the 1830's, there were three railroads in Georgia. . . . Map (db m190455) HM
52Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Holliday Family Home
John Henry “Doc” Holliday was born in Griffin on August 14, 1851. The Holliday Family home where “Doc” Holliday spent his early years is believed to have been on this lot. This property was one of fourteen owned by the Holliday family on this . . . Map (db m193474) HM
53Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — In Honor of Lt. Col. Allan B. Imes
U.S. Army 1959 - 1980 U.S. Army Ranger Special Forces Vietnam '62, '64, '68 “A Warrior who leads by example with Integrity, Honor and Courage.”Map (db m186932) WM
54Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — In Memoriam — Our Confederate Dead
In Memoriam Our Confederate Dead “Hon’d sleep the brave who sink to rest by all their country’s wishes blest! When spring with dewy fingers cold, returns to deck their hallow’d mould. She there shall dress a sweeter sod. Their fancy’s feet . . . Map (db m59643) WM
55Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — In Memory of Revolutionary Soldiers
[Side A] • Austin Dabney - PVT GA Line - Revolutionary War - 1765-1830 • Frederick Daniel - PVT NC Troops - Revolutionary War - 1755-1837 • John Duffey - PVT 7 MD Regt - Revolutionary War - 1752-1843 • William McCutcheon - PVT VA . . . Map (db m186935) WM
56Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — John Joseph Boggs — U.S. Navy
Dec. 8, 1918 - Jan. 16, 1943 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190519) WM
57Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — John McIntosh Kell
Near this site was the home of Captain John McIntosh Kell, Executive Officer of the Confederate cruisers Alabama and Sumter. After entering the United States Navy at the age of 17, he served in the Mexican War and in 1853 on Perry’s expedition to . . . Map (db m53584) HM
58Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-1 — John McIntosh Kell
Near this site was the home of Captain John McIntosh Kell, Executive Officer of the Confederate cruisers Alabama and Sumter. After entering the United States Navy at the age of 17, he served in the Mexican War and in 1853 on Perry’s expedition to . . . Map (db m11704) HM
59Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — LCpl James Thomas Harris — U.S. Marine Corps
Dec. 18, 1947 - Dec. 29, 1966 Died in service Vietnam WarMap (db m190463) WM
60Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — LCPL James Thomas Williams — U.S. Marine Corps
April 24, 1946 - May 14, 1967 Died in service Vietnam WarMap (db m190535) WM
61Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — LCpl. Christopher B. Rodgers — U.S. Marine Corps
May 4, 1990 - Sept. 1, 2010 Died in service War on Terror Operation Enduring FreedomMap (db m190467) WM
62Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — 126-18 — Lewis Lawrence Griffin
Born in South Carolina, October 3, 1794, Lewis Lawrence Griffin moved to Georgia with his widowed mother in the early 1800’s. He fought in the Georgia Militia under General Daniel Newnan in Florida and, later, under Generals John Floyd and Thomas . . . Map (db m27810) HM
63Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Lt. Charles Davis "Snag" Smith — U.S. Army Air Corps
Sept. 3, 1917 - Dec. 3, 1942 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190637) WM
64Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Lt. Col. Ernest Nealy — U.S. Army
May 23, 1907 - Feb. 23, 1945 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190490) WM
65Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Lt. Jasper Kennedy (Kay) Larkin — U.S. Army Air Corps
Aug. 17, 1920 - June 8, 1942 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190639) WM
66Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Lt. Louella White — U.S. Army Nurses Corps
June 20, 1921 - April 29, 1945 Killed in action World War IIMap (db m190391) WM
67Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Lt. Robert W. Duncan — U.S. Army
July 26, 1929 - July 18, 1953 Killed in action KoreaMap (db m190402) WM
68Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Lt. W. Maddox Bolton — U.S. Army
Oct 13, 1918 - March 23, 1942 Killed in action World War IIMap (db m190577) WM
69Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Lt. Walter Benjamin Forbes, Jr. — U.S. Army
Oct. 6, 1919 - Nov. 21, 1942 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190555) WM
70Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Martha Eleanora Holliday Grave
Born December 3, 1849, Martha Eleanora was the older sister of the legendary John Henry “Doc” Holliday. Martha Eleanora was the first born child of Henry Holliday and Alice Jane McKey Holliday. Despite being born less than two years before . . . Map (db m186923) HM
71Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Old McIntosh Road
. . . Map (db m59560) HM
72Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Original Spalding County Courthouse
circa 1860 on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m186940) HM
73Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — P.F.C. Bobby L. Byars — U.S. Army
June 6, 1932 - Dec. 31, 1950 Killed in action KoreaMap (db m190426) WM
74Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — P.F.C. Burnell McDowell — U.S. Marine Corps
July 23, 1924 - July 21, 1944 Killed in action World War IIMap (db m190579) WM
75Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — P.F.C. C.W. Hall — U.S. Army
Feb. 22, 1948 - Nov. 7, 1968 Died in service Vietnam WarMap (db m190511) WM
76Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — P.F.C. Gary Anderson — U.S. Army
Aug. 25, 1949 - Nov. 29, 1970 Killed in action VietnamMap (db m190439) WM
77Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — P.F.C. James T. Coggins — U.S. Army
July 17, 1949 - June 28, 1968 Killed in action VietnamMap (db m190428) WM
78Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — P.F.C. Monte C. Kinasz — U.S. Army
July 29, 1947 - March 25, 1968 Killed in action VietnamMap (db m190460) WM
79Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. Amos Paul Holt — U.S. Marine Corps
Sept. 18, 1913 - Nov. 2, 1942 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190551) WM
80Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — PFC. Aubrey A.R. Wynn — U.S. Army
1898 - June 1, 1918 Died in service World War IMap (db m190377) WM
81Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. C.E. Allen — U.S. Army
May 9 , 1933 - June 14, 1952 Died in service Korean WarMap (db m190488) WM
82Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — PFC. Edmond R. Chapman — U.S. Army
June 9, 1921 - July 23, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190489) WM
83Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — PFC. Harry E. Tate — U.S. Army
Oct. 28, 1928 - Aug. 19, 1950 Died in service Korean WarMap (db m190596) WM
84Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — PFC. Hilton Harris — U.S. Army
Jan. 21, 1922 - Sept. 27, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190366) WM
85Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. Howard Baugh — U.S. Army
Sept. 5, 1925 - March 29, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190472) WM
86Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — PFC. J.P. "Remy" Faulkner — U.S. Army
May 5, 1987 - March 29, 2011 Died in service War on Terror Operation Enduring FreedomMap (db m190593) WM
87Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. James Ernest Blake, Jr. — U.S. Army
1922 - March 23, 1945 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190548) WM
88Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — PFC. L.B. Thompson — U.S. Marine Corps
July 29, 1924 - Sept. 6, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190395) WM
89Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. Lamar Newman — U.S. Army
March 12, 1931 - Nov. 27, 1950 Died in service Korean WarMap (db m190546) WM
90Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — PFC. Lewis N. Brown — U.S. Army
April 28, 1926 - April 11, 1945 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190365) WM
91Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. Merrill J. Goddard — U.S. Army
1921 - Nov. 25, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190594) WM
92Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. Mickey E. Goodman — U.S. Army
1923 - Jan. 17, 1945 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190415) WM
93Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — PFC. Penia Roberts — U.S. Army
Feb. 15, 1897 - Dec. 30, 1918 Died in service World War IMap (db m190411) WM
94Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. Robert Kennedy — U.S. Army
Feb. 3, 1919 - Dec. 15, 1944 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190513) WM
95Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — PFC. Roy Wesley Thomas — U.S. Army
Dec. 28, 1919 - Jan. 10, 1946 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190531) WM
96Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. W.G. Gaddy — U.S. Army
Nov. 29, 1949 - Sept. 29, 1968 Died in service Vietnam WarMap (db m190581) WM
97Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. W.T. Akins — U.S. Army
June 7, 1932 - Aug. 9, 1950 Died in service Korean WarMap (db m190430) WM
98Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. W.W. Brock — U.S. Army
Aug. 24, 1931 - Dec. 3, 1950 Died in service Korean WarMap (db m190474) WM
99Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — Pfc. Wiley Gwin King — U.S. Army
March 7, 1919 - April 14, 1945 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190536) WM
100Georgia (Spalding County), Griffin — PFC. Willie James Walker, Jr. — U.S. Army
March 9, 1924 - May 23, 1945 Died in service World War IIMap (db m190538) WM

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