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Jasper, Georgia Historical Markers

 
Oglethorpe Monument Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, August 18, 2001
Oglethorpe Monument Marker
Georgia (Pickens County), Jasper — 112-1 — Oglethorpe Monument
This 38-foot monument was designed and dedicated in 1930 by Colonel Sam Tate of Georgia Marble Company, as a tribute to General James Edward Oglethorpe, founder of the colony of Georgia. Attendees included Governor Lamartine G. Hardman and other . . . — Map (db m15159) HM
Georgia (Pickens County), Jasper — 112-4 — Old Federal Road
From Tate through Jasper to Talking Rock, this highway coincides closely with the course of the Old Federal Road, northwest Georgia's first vehicular way which linked Tennessee and Georgia across the Cherokee Country. Permission to open the route . . . — Map (db m15477) HM
Georgia (Pickens County), Jasper — 112-3B — Old Federal Road
This highway from Tate to Talking Rock follows substantially the course of the Old Federal Road, the earliest thoroughfare to link Georgia and Tennessee across the Cherokee Nation. Permission to use the way was granted informally by the Indians in . . . — Map (db m22650) HM
Georgia (Pickens County), Jasper — 112-6 — Old Pickens County Jail
This 1906 jail was built to replace the old rock jail that stood behind the courthouse. The rock jail had replaced the first county jail, a two-story log building. Dr. William B. Tate urged the construction of the jail as a grand juror and on two . . . — Map (db m15459) HM
Georgia (Pickens County), Jasper — 112-1 — Pickens County
Created December 5, 1853, and named for General Andrew Pickens of Revolutionary fame. The first settlements sprang up along the Old Federal Road which followed in general the route of the highway through Tate, Jasper and Talking Rock. Mount . . . — Map (db m15476) HM

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