Statham House

Statham House (HMBCA)

Location: Statham, GA 30666 Barrow County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 57.923', W 83° 35.699'

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Built circa 1850. Owned by M. John C. Statham. He provided homes for widows of Civil War Veterans; donated land for right-of-way of railroad; streets for town, and a lot for a Methodist Church — now the city cemetery. Statham, incorporated Dec. 20, 1892, named in honor of its founder, M.J.C. Statham. First Post Office known as Barber's Creek, 1846; then DeLay, 1854; and changed to Statham in 1892. Statham was originally known as Calamit Village, part of the Talasee Colony on the Ocoloco Trail, inhabited by Creek and Cherokee Indians. In 1784 white settlers paid Indian Chief Umausauga 14 pounds of beads for land from Calamit to Snodon and Poganip calling it Beadland.
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HM NumberHMBCA
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Year Placed1977
Placed ByCity of Statham
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 11:12am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 260230 N 3761352
Decimal Degrees33.96538333, -83.59498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 57.923', W 83° 35.699'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 57' 55.38" N, 83° 35' 41.94" W
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Area Code(s)770, 706, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 161-175 Broad St, Statham GA 30666, US
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