The Old Coffee Road, earliest vehicular and postal route of this area, passed here, running some 120 miles from the Ocmulgee River via today´s Lax,
Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida Line above Tallahassee. The thoroughfare . . . — — Map (db m14815) HM
Confederate authorities, fearing a raid on Andersonville by Sherman’s marching army, chose Thomasville as a safe, temporary prison camp. Five thousand Federal prisoners were brought here on the Atlantic and Gulf Railroad Line via Blackshear in the . . . — — Map (db m82842) HM
Finney General Hospital, named in honor of Brigadier General John M.T. Finney, was authorized September 30, 1942, and dedicated June 16, 1943, on this site. Finney was one of sixty Army hospitals across the country built to care for sick and wounded . . . — — Map (db m40366) HM
Brothers William Howard Flowers & Joseph Hampton Flowers Jr. opened Flowers Baking Company, the first commercial bakery in Southwest Georgia, on this site on November 4, 1919. The following morning, 500 loaves of "Flowers Quality Bread" were sold in . . . — — Map (db m23158) HM
The Old Coffee Road, a pioneer vehicular and postal route, passed here. Beginning at the Ocmulgee River, below Jacksonville, it ran some 120 miles via
today´s Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida Line. The thoroughfare was . . . — — Map (db m14812) HM
The Big Oak
Age c. 335 Yrs.
Spread 160 Feet
Height 68 Feet
Trunk 27.5 Ft. Circ.
Variety Live Oak
Thomasville Garden Club, Inc.
City of Thomasville
Arborist . . . — — Map (db m102346) HM