Historic Markers Across Georgia



Blue Ridge Park 1887 ~ 1897



Marker ID:  
Location: at the intersection of East Main Street and Depot Street, Blue Ridge. GA
County: Fannin
Coordinates: N 34° 51.9    W 084° 19.5
  34.865    -84.325
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
Blue Ridge Park 1887 ~ 1897 Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

In celebration of the Centennial of Blue Ridge, Georgia, the Blue Ridge Garden Club and the City of Blue Ridge dedicate this park in memory of Colonel Mike McKinney, early Fannin County settler and founder of the city of Blue Ridge. He was instrumental in securing the right-of-way and bringing the L and N Railroad through this area.




Blue Ridge Park 1887 ~ 1897
Photo by David Seibert


Notes:

Erected 1987 by Blue Ridge Garden Club and the City of Blue Ridge.

 

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