Confederate authorities, fearing a raid on Andersonville by Sherman’s marching army, chose Thomasville as a safe, temporary prison camp. Five thousand Federal prisoners were brought here on the Atlantic and Gulf Railroad Line via Blackshear in the . . . — — Map (db m82842) HM
Finney General Hospital, named in honor of Brigadier General John M.T. Finney, was authorized September 30, 1942, and dedicated June 16, 1943, on this site. Finney was one of sixty Army hospitals across the country built to care for sick and wounded . . . — — Map (db m40366) HM
Henry Ossian Flipper was born a slave in Thomasville on March 21, 1836. On June 14, 1877, he became the first black man to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. N.Y. He served with distinction during the Indian Wars in Texas and the . . . — — Map (db m176701) HM
Brothers William Howard Flowers & Joseph Hampton Flowers Jr. opened Flowers Baking Company, the first commercial bakery in Southwest Georgia, on this site on November 4, 1919. The following morning, 500 loaves of "Flowers Quality Bread" were sold in . . . — — Map (db m23158) HM
The Old Coffee Road, a pioneer vehicular and postal route, passed here. Beginning at the Ocmulgee River, below Jacksonville, it ran some 120 miles via today's Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida Line. The thoroughfare was . . . — — Map (db m14812) HM
The Big Oak
Age c. 335 Yrs.
Spread 160 Feet
Height 68 Feet
Trunk 27.5 Ft. Circ.
Variety Live Oak
Thomasville Garden Club, Inc.
City of Thomasville
Arborist . . . — — Map (db m102346) HM
Thomas county was created by legislative acts of Dec. 23 and 24, 1825 introduced by Thomas J. Johnson, and named for Gen. Jett Thomas, War of 1812 hero. First settlers included John Parramore, Shadrick Atkinson, E. Blackshear, N.R. Mitchell and . . . — — Map (db m174311) HM
In memory of the Confederate Soldiers of Thomas Co. Geo. who died during the War 1861-5. ——— ”On Fame’s eternal camping ground, Their silent tents are spread. And Glory guards with solemn round, the bivouac of the dead.” ——— Erected by the . . . — — Map (db m197901) WM
Elijah Hill, Jr. • Clarice A. Hobbs • Curtis Thomas William A. Morris • Reverend I.L. Mullins • Helen Clark On August 11, 1975, the Thomasville Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and six . . . — — Map (db m197892) HM