Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Georgia - Tennessee, Hamilton County Line



Marker ID: THC 2A 31
Location:
County: Hamilton
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Hamilton County
Established 1819; named in honor of

Alexander Hamilton,


who served with distinction in the Revolutionary War; Member of Constitutional Convention 1787. Secretary of the Treasury under President Washington, 1789-95.

Georgia


Named in honor of King George II, who granted the charter for the establishment of a refuge for the destitute and persecuted of England and Europe. It was the last of the original 13 colonies to be settled. The first permanent settlement was at Savannah in 1733.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.