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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Monticello, Georgia

 
Clickable Map of Jasper 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 Jasper County, GA (17) Butts County, GA (14) Jones County, GA (33) Monroe County, GA (15) Morgan County, GA (63) Newton County, GA (28) Putnam County, GA (24)  JasperCounty(17) Jasper County (17)  ButtsCounty(14) Butts County (14)  JonesCounty(33) Jones County (33)  MonroeCounty(15) Monroe County (15)  MorganCounty(63) Morgan County (63)  NewtonCounty(28) Newton County (28)  PutnamCounty(24) Putnam County (24)
Location of Monticello, Georgia
    Jasper County (17)
    Butts County (14)
    Jones County (33)
    Monroe County (15)
    Morgan County (63)
    Newton County (28)
    Putnam County (24)
 
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1Georgia (Jasper County), Monticello — 079-7 — Hebron Baptist Church
Hebron Baptist Church, originally a Primitive Baptist Church in the Ocmulgee Circuit, later a Missionary Baptist Church, was built on 5 acres of land deeded by William Cleveland on December 23, 1812, to Isaac Morgan, Deacon, “for and in . . . Map (db m24454) HM
2Georgia (Jasper County), Monticello — 079-11 — Home of Senator Alfred Cuthbert»— 2 ½ mi.—→
Alfred Cuthbert (1785-1856) was born in Savannah, the son of Colonel Seth John Cuthbert, brother of Congressman John Cuthbert, grandson of Revolutionary patriot Joseph Clay. A colonel of Volunteer Infantry, Alfred Cuthbert, after serving in both . . . Map (db m50570) HM
3Georgia (Jasper County), Monticello — 079-4 — Jackson Springs
General Andrew Jackson, leading his troops to Florida in 1818 to fight the Seminole Indians, stopped here for nearly two weeks to rest his army during their long march. Since that time, this has been called Jackson Springs to honor the famous . . . Map (db m24483) HM
4Georgia (Jasper County), Monticello — 079-1 — Jasper County
This County, created by Act of the Legislature Dec. 10, 1807, is named for Sergeant Jasper, Revolutionary hero from South Carolina who rescued some American prisoners from their British guards at Jasper Spring, near Savannah. He was later killed in . . . Map (db m34450) HM
5Georgia (Jasper County), Monticello — 079-8 — Reese Home
Here lived Dr. David Addison Reese, born in Mecklenberg County, N. C., son of a Revolutionary soldier and grandson of a signer of the Mecklenberg Declaration of Independence. When a young man Dr. Reese moved to Monticello and married Mary Gaines . . . Map (db m34419) HM
6Georgia (Jasper County), Monticello — 079-5 — Site of Inn
On the site of the Post Office stood a large, white-columned, three-storied house known as the Stage Coach Inn. Horses for the coaches were changed here and stabled across the road from the inn. As the coach approached Monticello, the coachman blew . . . Map (db m34539) HM
7Georgia (Jasper County), Monticello — The Isaac Parker Inn
This tablet marks the Isaac Parker Inn on stage coach route from Barkesdale’s Ferry on the Savannah River to Whatley’s Ferry on the Chattahoochee via “Rock Mountain”Map (db m111272) HM
8Georgia (Jasper County), Monticello — 079-9 — The March to the Sea
On Nov. 15, 1864, after destroying Atlanta and cutting his communications with the North, Maj. Gen. W. T. Sherman, USA, began his destructive campaign for Savannah -– the March to the Sea. He divided his army [US] into two wings. The Left Wing . . . Map (db m35435) HM
9Georgia (Jasper County), Monticello — 079-6B — The Stoneman Raid
In July, 1864, Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman’s army [US] closed in on Atlanta. Finding its fortifications “too strong to assault and too extensive to invest,” he sought to force its fall by sending Maj. Gen George Stoneman, with three cavalry . . . Map (db m24478) HM
 
May. 7, 2021