Historic Markers Across Georgia



Vallombrosa Plantation



Marker ID: DAR 
Location: on the north side US 80 at the east end of a clump of bushes, approximately 200 feet east of Troup Lane, Dudley, GA
County: Laurens
Coordinates: N 32° 32.400    W 083° 3.288
  32.54    -83.0548
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
Vallombrosa Plantation Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

Vallombrosa Plantation
Of
George Michael Troup
Governor of Georgia
1823- 1827
United States Senator
1816- 1818 and 1829- 1833
Champion and militant defender
of State Rights.
This principle above all
in his answer to
President John Quincy Adams:
"The argument has been exhausted.
You should stand by your arms."
Erected by
John Laurens Chapter, D.A.R.
To honor a great statesman, a noble
warrior, a true Georgian and
an incomparable American.




Vallombrosa Plantation
Photo by David Seibert


Notes:

More information:

Wikipedia: George Michael Troup
New Georgia Encyclopedia: George Troup (1780-1856)


 

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