Davenport Mountain

Davenport Mountain (HMM2O)

Location: Blairsville, GA 30512 Union County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 56.431', W 84° 6.744'

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Davenport Mountain in view to the east was named for John Davenport who came to this section in 1838. He built his 40 foot long log house 1/2 mi. to the east, over the peak of the mountain. It survived until removed in 1942 to make way for Nottely Lake.

William Poteet came to this section about the same time and settled near the junction of Camp Creek and Nottely River. William and Hosea Thomas took up homesteads at the west about 7 years later. George Loudermilk built his home on Camp Creek.

Thomas Lance, another pioneer, settled 4 mi. west at the foot of Lance Mountain.
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HM NumberHMM2O
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number144-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 8:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 763727 N 3870254
Decimal Degrees34.94051667, -84.11240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 56.431', W 84° 6.744'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 56' 25.86" N, 84° 6' 44.64" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4394 Nottely Dam Rd, Blairsville GA 30512, US
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