←Here lived Dr. David Addison Reese, born in Mecklenberg County, N. C., son of a Revolutionary soldier and grandson of a signer of the Mecklenberg Declaration of Independence. When a young man Dr. Reese moved to Monticello and married Mary Gaines Merriweather. He represented Jasper County in the State senate for a number of consecutive terms and was a trustee of the University of Georgia for almost 25 years. In 1831, President Andrew Jackson appointed him Commissioner to treat with the Cherokee Indians. In politics a Whig, he succeeded Alexander H. Stephens as Congressman in 1853. During the War Between the States he moved to Russell County, Alabama, and died there at the age of 78.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:17pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 250494 N 3688088|
|Decimal Degrees||33.30305000, -83.67971667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 18.183', W 83° 40.783'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 18' 10.98" N, 83° 40' 46.98" W|
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|Area Code(s)||706, 678, 770|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 519 Eatonton St, Monticello GA 31064, US|
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