Historic Markers Across Georgia



Erected 1820 George Walton



Marker ID:  
Location: 219 E. Robert Toombs Ave, Washington, GA
County: Wilkes
Coordinates: N 33° 44.242    W 082° 44.048
  33.73736666    -82.73413333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
Erected 1820 George Walton Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

Erected 1820
Land granted to George Walton.
Signer of the
Declaration of Independence.
Alexander H Stevens, vice president
of the Confederate states,
bordered here in 1828
while a student at the
Washington Academy.

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Erected 1820 George Walton

Notes:

More information:
New Georgia Encyclopedia - George Walton (ca. 1749-1804)
Wikipedia - George Walton (ca. 1749-1804)
archives.gov - Declaration of Independence
Wikipedia - Declaration of Independence

 

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