Historic Markers Across Georgia

Joanna Troutman

Marker ID: WPA 
Location: At the Crawford County Courthouse, at the intersection of East Crusselle Street (U.S. 80) and Fair Play Hill Road, Knoxville, GA.
County: Crawford
Coordinates: N 31° 43.467    W 084° 59.867
  31.72445    -84.99778333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
Joanna Troutman Marker
Photo by David Seibert


On this site in 1835 Joanna Troutman gave to a company of Georgia soldiers on their way to fight for the independence of Texas, a "Lone Star" flag, which she had made and which was later adopted as the Texas emblem.

Erected 1936 by Works Progress Administration (WPA).

Joanna Troutman
Photo by David Seibert