Historic Markers Across Georgia



xGuest Mill Pond



Marker ID: WPA 89 B-12
Location: West side of road near Fargo, US 441/Ga 89
County: Clinch
Coordinates:   
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
xGuest Mill Pond Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

Site of ante-bellum trading post. Dam constructed in 1840 by Duncan Giddens; acquired by Miles J Guest, 1858, and enlarged by him. Water power used for grist mill and gin. Election 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.




xGuest Mill Pond
Photo by David Seibert