Gachet Home

Gachet Home (HMGJ6)

Location: Barnesville, GA 30204 Lamar County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 3.673', W 84° 12.505'

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The historic Gachet home is situated at the crossing of Towns and old Alabama Roads, called Milner Cross Roads. This road was also an Indian trail.

Benjamin Gachet, a French nobleman, fled from a San Domingo revolution and settled in what is now Lamar County.

On March 19th, 1825, General Marquis de LaFayette, on his official visit to Georgia, spent the night at the Gachet home and the noted Frenchman was doubly welcomed as a patriot and visitor from France. This tablet was erected at the request of the Lamar-LaFayette Chapter, N.S.D.A.R.
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HM NumberHMGJ6
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number085-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:23am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 760639 N 3661538
Decimal Degrees33.06121667, -84.20841667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 3.673', W 84° 12.505'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 3' 40.38" N, 84° 12' 30.30" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 706, 478, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 951 GA-18, Barnesville GA 30204, US
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