Historic Markers Across Georgia



Governor Troup's Home



Marker ID: GHM 087-1
Location: About 6 miles SE of Dublin on Ga. 199 0.9 miles north of I-16
County: Laurens
Coordinates: N 32° 29.12    W 082° 49.263
  32.48533333    -82.82105
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
Governor Troup's Home Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

Here lived George Michael Troup, Governor of Georgia 1823-27. Born in 1780 at McIntosh´s Blufvf on the Tombigbee river in a part of Georgia that is now Alabama, he graduated at Princeton, 1797, and was admitted to the bar at Savannah, 1800. He served in the Georgia Legislature 1801-03, U.S. Congress 1807-15, and U.S. Senate 1816-18 and 1829-33.

When the Federal government failed to carry out its agreement to remove the Indians from Georgia, Troujp in 1825 warned the President: ´We have exhausted the argument. We stand by our arms´. The Indians were removed.

GHM 087-1 GEORGIA HISTORIC MARKER 1996



 

 

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