Tomlinson Fort House

Tomlinson Fort House (HMO5C)

Location: Milledgeville, GA 31061 Baldwin County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 4.76', W 83° 13.783'

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At this site lived Tomlinson Fort (1787-1859). A leader of the Union Party, he studied medicine and wrote a widely used book on medical practice. A captain in the War of 1812, he served in the Georgia legislature and the U.S. Congress, and on the board of governors of the University of Georgia. He founded the Federal Union in 1830 and was president of the Central Bank of Georgia. As early as 1822 he advocated replacing the Poor School Fund with a public school system. He was instrumental in establishing at Milledgeville in 1837 the Georgia Lunatic Asylum, now the largest state institution in Georgia.
HM NumberHMO5C
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number005-25
Year Placed1961
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 2:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 291874 N 3662292
Decimal Degrees33.07933333, -83.22971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 4.76', W 83° 13.783'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 4' 45.60" N, 83° 13' 46.98" W
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Area Code(s)478, 706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 211 W Greene St, Milledgeville GA 31061, US
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