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To Gov. Troup's Tomb



Marker ID: GHM 140-1
Location: At Rosemont on Ga 199 at Ga 46, 8 miles SW of Soperton
County: Treutlen
Coordinates: N 32° 20.901    W 082° 38.534
  32.34834554    -82.64223097
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7V2H
To Gov. Troup's Tomb Marker
Photo by Ken Moser



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George Michael Troup, `Georgia`s most fiery Governor` is buried beside his bother in a tomb at Rosemont, on of his many plantations. Born in 1780 Troup died April 28, 1856 in Overseer Bridges` home while visiting Rosemont. Educated at Princeton & a member of the bar he had been legislator, congressman, twice U.S. senator and twice Governor of Ga. He is famed for his message to the President in 1825 when the Govt. had failed in its agreement to remove the Indians from Ga. `We have exhausted the argument. We will stand by our arms.` The message was successful.

GHM 140-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954




To Gov. Troup's Tomb
Photo by Ken Moser



 

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