Historic Markers Across Georgia



Guest Mill Pond



Marker ID: WPA 89 B-12
Location: On a private road, about 100 yards west of US 441, north of Old Stage Coach Rd, Pearson, GA
County: Atkinson
Coordinates: N 31° 10.986    W 082° 50.933
  31.1831    -82.84888333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
Guest Mill Pond Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

Site of ante-bellum trading post. Damn constructed in 1840 by Duncan Giddens; acquired by Miles J. Guest, 1858, and enlarged by him. Water power used for grist mill and gin. Elected precinct. 1850-1920; Justice of peace Court held here for area now Clinch, Atkinson and Coffee counties.

East one-quarter mile is Guest Mill Pond Cemetery where Lewis Sanders Nobles, Revolutionary soldier, died 1856, aged 96, is buried. John Williams, C.S.A., was killed by a deserter near here in 1864.



Guest Mill Pond
Guest Mill Pond
Photo by David Seibert


Notes:

Located on Private Property

 

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