Historic Markers Across Georgia

Joseph Emerson Brown Park

Marker ID: CMar 
Location: At Brown Park by Old Marietta Cemetery near Powder Springs Rd, Marietta, GA
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 56.816    W 084° 32.961
  33.946933    -84.54935
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marker has been removed.
Waymark: WM1W9R
Joseph Emerson Brown Park Marker  


A four-time Gov. of Ga. Joseph E. Brown (1821-1894) was born in S.C., educated at Yale, and admitted to the Ga. Bar in 1845. "The war governor," he served from 1857-1865. He served in Ga. Supreme Court and three terms in U.S. Senate. He was popular with the public, especially the working class. Son and Mariettan Joseph M. Brown was Governor 1909-1911.

[The unnumbered and undated marker has the seal of the city of Marietta at the top]