Geographic Sort Historical Markers in Winder, Georgia
“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 Winder, Georgia

Clickable Map of Barrow 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> Barrow County, GA (20) Clarke County, GA (43) Gwinnett County, GA (36) Hall County, GA (25) Jackson County, GA (14) Oconee County, GA (9) Walton County, GA (14)  BarrowCounty(20) Barrow County (20)  Athens-ClarkeCounty(43) Athens-Clarke County (43)  GwinnettCounty(36) Gwinnett County (36)  HallCounty(25) Hall County (25)  JacksonCounty(14) Jackson County (14)  OconeeCounty(9) Oconee County (9)  WaltonCounty(14) Walton County (14)
Winder is in Barrow County
    Barrow County (20)
    Athens-Clarke County (43)
    Gwinnett County (36)
    Hall County (25)
    Jackson County (14)
    Oconee County (9)
    Walton County (14)
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1Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — 007-2 — Barrow County
Barrow County was created by Act of July 7, 1914 from Gwinnett, Jackson and Walton Counties. It was named for David Crenshaw Barrow, Chancellor of the University of Georgia for many years. Born in Oglethorpe County, October 18, 1852, he died in . . . Map (db m19070) HM
2Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — 007-3 — Battle of King's Tanyard
On July 31, 1864, at the Battle of Sunshine Church (19 miles NE of Macon), Maj. Gen. Geo. Stoneman [US] surrendered with 600 men to Brig. Gen. Alfred Iverson, Jr., [CS], after covering the escape of Adams’ and Capron’s brigades of his cavalry . . . Map (db m23454) HM
3Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — Builder of the Nation
This steam locomotive was presented to the City of Winder and Barrow County in 1959 by the Seaboard Air Line Railroad Company. It was placed here as a permanent exhibit in memory of the important service engines of this type rendered to the country. . . . Map (db m14528) HM
4Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — Concord Methodist Cemetery
In 1836 Byrd Betts, Pioneer Steward of the Concord Methodist Church, later to become the First Methodist Church of Winder, gave 10 acres land for the church and cemetery. Those known buried here.
Susan, Wife of S. E. . . . Map (db m17407) HM
5Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — 007-1 — Fort Yargo
This remarkably preserved log blockhouse was built in 1793, according to historians. There are several references to Fort Yargo as existing prior to 1800. Its location is given as three miles southwest of “Jug Tavern,” original name for . . . Map (db m22396) HM
6Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — 7-1 — Glenwood Elementary and High School
Glenwood Elementary and High School was established in 1951 as one of Georgia’s first public consolidated schools for African Americans. Part of a statewide equalization effort to improve school buildings and preserve segregation, Glenwood became . . . Map (db m56487) HM
7Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — Marbury Creek Watershed ProjectProviding Flood Prevention, Watershed Protection, Recreation, Municipal and Industrial Water
Built under the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act 83rd Congress — 1954 by Barrow County, Georgia Oconee River Soil and Water Conservation District City Government of Winder Department of State Parks of Georgia with . . . Map (db m173170) HM
8Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — Rockwell Universalist Church
Organized 1839 — second oldest Universalist Church in Georgia. Located here near original site of Rockwell School, oldest school in this section, and Rockwell Masonic Lodge. Confederate Soldiers enlisted and drilled here 1861-1865. Church . . . Map (db m19548) HM
9Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — Russell House
The Russell House was built in 1912 by Richard Brevard Russell, Sr., B. 1861 - D. 1938, and his wife, Ina Dillard, B. 1868 - D. 1953, who were married June 24, 1891. Fifteen children were born of this marriage. Judge Russell was elected Chief . . . Map (db m17288) HM
10Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — 007-4 — The Stoneman Raid Battle of King's Tanyard
Closing in on Atlanta in July, 1864, Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman found it "too strong to assault and too extensive to invest." To force its evacuation, he sent Maj. Gen. Geo. Stoneman's cavalry [US] to cut the Macon railway by which its defenders were . . . Map (db m17307) HM
11Georgia (Barrow County), Winder — Winder's Most Historical Site
For years inestimable the CREEK INDIAN VILLAGE of SNODON stood here. In 1793 ALONZO DRAPER, HOMER JACKSON and HERMAN SCUPEEN and their families became the first white people to establish homes in SNODON. This same year SNODON became JUG TAVERN. In . . . Map (db m17349) HM
Oct. 20, 2021