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By David Seibert, January 18, 2010
Alexis de Tocqueville Marker
Georgia (Crawford County), Knoxville — Alexis de Tocqueville
The 25 year-old French aristocrat and author of Democracy in America visited this area during his 1831-1832 tour of America Placed by C-SPAN and The Cable Television Industry while retracing the tour in 1997-1998 — Map (db m28216) HM
Georgia (Crawford County), Knoxville — 039-1 — Crawford County
This County created by Acts of the Legislature Dec. 9 & 23, 1822, is named for William H. Crawford, Georgia statesman who was Secretary of the Treasury at the time the County was established. At the County Site, Knoxville, lived Joanna E. Troutman . . . — Map (db m21435) HM
Georgia (Crawford County), Knoxville — 22 K-4 — Federal Wire Road
This highway, created by an act of Congress in 1810, entered the state at Augusta passing through Warrenton, Sparta, Milledgeville, Macon and Knoxville to Coweta Town (Columbus). It was formerly known as the Stage Coach Road. A telegraph line, the . . . — Map (db m17702) HM
Georgia (Crawford County), Knoxville — Joanna Troutman
On this site in 1835 Joanna Troutman gave to a company of Georgia soldiers on their way to fight for the independence of Texas, a “Lone Star” flag, which she had made and which was later adopted as the Texas emblem. — Map (db m28024) HM
Georgia (Crawford County), Knoxville — William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777 Deep South Region
In July 1774 William Bartram camped nearby at “a beautiful large brook”, Sweet Water, on a trek from Augusta to Cusetta. — Map (db m12266) HM
Georgia (Crawford County), Roberta — GA-22 K-5 — Creek Agency - Old Agency
Here on the Flint River was the headquarters of the Agent for Indian Affairs South of Ohio until the area was acquired by Georgia in the Creek cession of Jan. 24, 1826. Here Benjamin Hawkins and David B. Mitchell, Agents, resided and in 1804 and . . . — Map (db m394) HM
Georgia (Crawford County), Roberta — William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777 Deep South Region
In 1774 William Bartram passed through what is now Roberta, after camping at Sweetwater and finding a new hydrangea. — Map (db m12265) HM
Georgia (Crawford County), Sandy Point — William Bartram Trail Traced 1773-1777 Deep South Region
In July 1774 William Bartram entered Crawford County here, site of Marshall's Mill, going on to Knoxville, Roberta, and Cusetta. — Map (db m59559) HM

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