“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Summerville, Georgia Historical Markers

Summerville Railroad Turntable & Marker image, Touch for more information
By Leah Tibbs, November 9, 2018
Summerville Railroad Turntable & Marker
Georgia (Chattooga County), Summerville — Boyles Yard Turntable Named Summerville Railroad Turntable Summerville Historic Site
Restored to its current site in 2003, the historic Summerville Railroad Turntable was made during an era when railroads served as the primary means of long distance commerce and travel. From the days of railroad yards and roundhouses, the turntable . . . — Map (db m134471) HM
Georgia (Chattooga County), Summerville — 027-2 — Chattooga County
Chattooga County was created by Act of Dec. 28, 1838 from Floyd and Walker Counties. It was named for the river which flows through county, called Chattooga by the Cherokee Indians. Sequoyah (George Guess or Gist), inventor of the Cherokee Alphabet, . . . — Map (db m16374) HM
Georgia (Chattooga County), Summerville — Summerville, Georgia Chickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
In late August 1863, the Federal Army of the Cumberland began moving toward Georgia. On the extreme right of the Federal lines, the XX Army Corps, commanded by Major General Alexander M. McCook began advancing across Lookout Mountain with Alpine, . . . — Map (db m134924) HM
Georgia (Chattooga County), Summerville — The Couey House Summerville Historic Site
Built in the early 1840s by Andrew McSelland Couey, this log house was one of the earliest pioneer homes in Chattooga County. As the land was cleared, the house was constructed of huge logs which were hoisted into place and carved into half . . . — Map (db m134923) HM

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