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Mitchell County Georgia Historical Markers

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By David Seibert, January 24, 2010
Mitchell County Courthouse
Georgia (Mitchell County), Camilla — 101-1 — Mitchell County
The county was created by an Act of the Georgia Legislature on Dec. 21, 1857. Some historians say that the county was named for David B. Mitchell, Governor of Georgia in 1809-13 and again in 1815-17, and that Camilla was named for his daughter. . . . — Map (db m27094) HM
Georgia (Mitchell County), Camilla — Old City Well
This artesian well was drilled in 1880. It provided an unlimited supply of pure water and became a gathering place for Camilla’s citizens. When a water system was installed, the City Well lost its usefulness. Through the efforts of the Cherokee . . . — Map (db m27110) HM

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