Historic Markers Across Georgia



Rockdale County



Marker ID: GHM 122-1
Location: (Old) Courthouse on Main Street, Conyers
County: Rockdale
Coordinates: N 33° 40.057    W 084° 1.034
  33.66761581    -84.01723682
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM16W4
Rockdale County Marker  



Text:

This County, created by Act of the Legislature Oct 18, 1870, is named for Rockdale Church, so called for the fine underlying granite strata. Conyers, the County site, was incorporated in 1854 and named for a prominent physician. Smyrna Camp Ground, first Presbyterian camp ground in Georgia lies in this county. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff I. W. Almand, Ordinary A. C. McCalla, Clerk of Superior Court F. J. Treadwell, Tax Receiver W. J. Green, Tax Collector F. W. Armistead, Treasurer M. F. Swan, Survey I. F. Albert and Coroner George Rodgers.

GHM 122-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954



 

 

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