Carmel Historic District

Carmel Historic District (HM7J8)

Location: Gay, GA 30218 Meriwether County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 10.29', W 84° 32.249'

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Settlement of Carmel community began with the creation of Meriwether County in 1827. Early families— Caldwell, Burton, Campson, Gray, Reynolds, Williams, Pope, and Glass—came from Edgefield District, South Carolina. They established Carmel Academy, churches, a cotton gin, blacksmith shop, general merchandise and farm supply store, millinery, lace business, post office, cane syrup mill, and a pottery. Carmel native, Harmon White Caldwell (1899-1977), became Dean of Lumpkin Law School, President of the University of Georgia, and Chancellor of the University System of Georgia.
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HM NumberHM7J8
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number99-1
Year Placed1999
Placed ByThe Georgia Historical Society, Meriwether Historical Society, and Carmel Methodist Church
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:36am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 729620 N 3673000
Decimal Degrees33.17150000, -84.53748333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 10.29', W 84° 32.249'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 10' 17.40" N, 84° 32' 14.94" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7477 Mt Carmel Rd, Gay GA 30218, US
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