Historic Markers Across Georgia

Memorial Lands and Cottages-Georgia Division UDC

Marker ID: GHM 119-2
Location: US 23/US 411 at Mile Marker 17
County: Rabun
Coordinates: N 34° 57.188    W 083° 23.188
  34.95313333    -83.38646666
  The coordinates have been estimated
based on the location of the marker.
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
Memorial Lands and Cottages-Georgia Division UDC Marker
Photo by Ed Jackson


The Georgia Division UDC has contributed 115 acres of land and four cottages to the farm family programs of the Rabun Gap-Nacoochee School. The plan was first proposed by Miss Mildred Rutherford in 1905. FRANCIS S. BARTOW COTTAGE, built in 1938, was named for Francis S. Bartow, the first Confederate General to be killed in the War Between the States. WORLD WAR I MEMORIAL COTTAGE was built in 1939. ALICE BAXTER COTTAGE, built in 1951, was named for Miss Baxter for her outstanding service as sixth president of the Georgia Division UDC. WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL COTTAGE was erected in 1954.

GHM 119-2 Georgia Historical Commission 1956