“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 Helen, Georgia

Clickable Map of Union 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> Union County, GA (9) Fannin County, GA (5) Lumpkin County, GA (41) Towns County, GA (3) White County, GA (22) Cherokee County, NC (24) Clay County, NC (7)  UnionCounty(9) Union County (9)  FanninCounty(5) Fannin County (5)  LumpkinCounty(41) Lumpkin County (41)  TownsCounty(3) Towns County (3)  WhiteCounty(22) White County (22)  CherokeeCountyNorth Carolina(24) Cherokee County (24)  ClayCounty(7) Clay County (7)
Blairsville is the county seat for Union County
Helen is in Union County
      Union County (9)  
      Fannin County (5)  
      Lumpkin County (41)  
      Towns County (3)  
      White County (22)  
      Cherokee County, North Carolina (24)  
      Clay County, North Carolina (7)  
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1Georgia (Union County), Helen — Hogpen GapRichard B. Russell Scenic Byway
Local Lore – Richard B. Russell Scenic Byway was once a dirt wagon trail locals used to travel over Hogpen Gap from Choestoe to Helen and vice versa. Wagon brakes were notoriously poor, and a wagon going downhill, well, the brakes were . . . Map (db m123668) HM
2Georgia (White County), Helen — 154-6 — Early Trading Post
At this point, just north of the safest ford in the Chattahoochee River, the first white settlers in this area built their campfires in 1822. A trading post was soon established on the site and Indians traded gold nuggets and gold-dust to the . . . Map (db m43704) HM
3Georgia (White County), Helen — 154-2 — Nacoochee Indian Mound
Nacoochee Indian Mound was the center of the ancient Cherokee town of Gauxule, visited by DeSoto in 1540 in his search for gold, according to legend. On this ceremonial mound, 190 feet long, 150 feet wide and 20 feet high, stood the Town House . . . Map (db m10049) HM
4Georgia (White County), Helen — 154-10 — Nacoochee ValleyValley of the Evening Star
This valley has long fascinated travelers, writers and artists. It was farmed for centuries by Indians and white men alike. The valley was devastated by Spanish and American gold hunters and timbermen and has been carefully nurtured by prosperous . . . Map (db m43706) HM
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Nov. 27, 2022