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By David Seibert, July 17, 2014
Dooly Spring Marker
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — 090-4 — Dooly Spring>>>>---->
On Elijah Clark State Park Road 0.1 miles north of U.S. 378, on the left when traveling north.
The spring to the left of this marker was used by the John Dooly family. The simple log cabin, in which Colonel John Dooly and his family resided, was situated across the road opposite the spring. It was here that Colonel Dooly was murdered by . . . — Map (db m108811) HM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — 090-3 — General Elijah Clark
On Elijah Clark State Park (Drive) 1 mile north of U.S. 378, on the right when traveling north.
General Elijah Clark, "Hero of the Hornets Nest," and members of his family are buried in the enclosed cemetery. Their graves were first moved from their original burial places near Graball (10 miles North) to a site on the Community House Grounds . . . — Map (db m9931) HM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — Lamar Family Cemetery
On North Peachtree Street at Main Street, on the right when traveling north on North Peachtree Street.
Col. Peter Lamar Oct. 1, 1786    Feb. 6, 1847 Sarah Cobb Benning Lamar Feb. 13 1792    Nov. 16, 1848 Dr. Ezekiel Lamar 1799    May 24, 1845 Susan Savannah Lamar Sept. 26, 1829     Feb. 15, 1856 Mrs. . . . — Map (db m62425) HM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — 090-2 — Lincoln County
On Humphrey Street at Perry Man Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Humphrey Street.
Lincoln County was created by Act of Feb. 20, 1796 from Wilkes County. It was named for Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810) of Hingham, Mass., who held the Chief Command of the Southern Department in the Continental Army. In 1781 he became . . . — Map (db m46887) HM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — Lincoln County Confederate Monument
On North Washington Street (State Highway 43), on the right when traveling south.
[Crossed Flags] 61-65 To the Memory of the Confederate Soldiers of Lincoln County — Map (db m57652) HM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — Lincoln County Veterans Monument
On Humphrey Street at Perry Man Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Humphrey Street.
In Sacred Memory of the Men of Lincoln County Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice World War I Jesse H. Blackburn Titus B. Booker Richard E. Lewis Edward W. Smalley Ralph W. Humpreys Talmadge Bohler James C. Justice Thomas . . . — Map (db m57611) WM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — Lincolnton Presbyterian Church / Lincolnton CemeteryLincoln County Georgia
On South Washington Street (U.S. 378) 0 miles north of Elm Avenue (State Route 43), on the right when traveling south.
Approved and Accepted on National Historic Register by Act 1966 Land Donated by Peter Lamar, March 3, 1823 for Religious and Educational Purposes Lincolnton Garden Club Organized by Mrs. Ruth Hogan Armstrong 1950 Restored . . . — Map (db m51426) HM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — 090-6 — Petersburg Road←—→
On Coach Jimmy Smith Highway (U.S. 378) near New Petersburg Road, on the right when traveling west.
North Georgia`s oldest road, which crosses the Highway U.S. 378 at this point, was originally an Indian Trail which led to their Trading Post in Augusta , Georgia. Later, this important trade route was used by pioneer white settlers in transporting . . . — Map (db m46862) HM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — The Lewis Family PavilionDedicated May 3, 2003
Near Lumber Street.
The Lewis Family, America's First of Bluegrass Gospel Music, was organized in 1951. The Lewis Family has achieved worldwide recognition as an icon of bluegrass gospel music. From a modest but proud beginning in Lincoln County, the group has . . . — Map (db m57616) HM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — 090-5 — Tory Pond
On McCormick Highway (U.S. 378) 0 miles east of Fortson Road, on the right when traveling west.
Tory Pond, 100 yards south from this marker, is the spot where a band of Tories were hanged for the murder of Colonel John Dooly, in 1780, while he slept in his home, located some 3/4 mile to the east. Previously, a number from this band had . . . — Map (db m21286) HM
Georgia (Lincoln County), Lincolnton — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773-1777 — Deep South Region —
On Coach Jimmy Smith Highway (U.S. 378) at Old Petersburg Road (Georgia Route 43 Conn), on the right when traveling east on Coach Jimmy Smith Highway.
In 1775 took William Bartram to Fort James on the "Petersburg Road" and passed through Lincoln County, parts now covered by Clark Hill Reservoir — Map (db m11509) HM

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