Dowdell's Knob

Dowdell's Knob (HMEJJ)

Location: Shiloh, GA 31826 Lexington County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 51.465', W 84° 44.214'

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The road extending one mile south traverses a spur which projects into Pine Mountain Valley and terminates in a knob 1395 feet elevation above sea level overlooking a spectacular spread of the valley floor.

The knob was named for two pioneer Harris County settlers, Lewis & James Dowdell of Virginia ancestry who settled here in 1828.

While sojourning at The Little White House near Warm Springs, Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32d President of the United States, found momentary rest and relaxation contemplating the wide expanse of land and sky as viewed from the summit of Dowdell's Knob.
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HM NumberHMEJJ
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number072-6
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 8:58am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 711770 N 3637787
Decimal Degrees32.85775000, -84.73690000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 51.465', W 84° 44.214'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 51' 27.90" N, 84° 44' 12.84" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 231 State Rte 190, Shiloh GA 31826, US
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