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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24JG_georgia-veterans-memorial-state-park_Cordele-GA.html
This 1000 acre tract, once the hunting and fishing grounds of Creek Indians, was purchased from Dr. Russell Thomas and John F. Thomas on December 4, 1946, by the Crisp County Commissioners, Dr. L.E. Williams, J. Homer Dorough and Claude L. McMilla…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23Q8_camp-safety-patrol_Cordele-GA.html
This camp, as proposed by Cpl. J.M. Moore, Georgia State Highway Patrol, and sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Emmett R. Culbreth and James H. Floyd, State Commanders; Department of Public Safety, George Wilson, Director, and the Departme…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM18RC_fort-early_Cordele-GA.html
Fort Early, built by General David Blackshear in 1812, was named for Peter Early, Governor of Georgia at that time. It was used by General Blackshear during the war of 1812. On February 13, 1818 General Andrew Jackson and his army arrived at the f…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11FL_titan-i-missile_Cordele-GA.html
This is the site of Confederate Air Force Pad No. 1 Holding 98', this giant missile was dismantled in California and flown to Warner Robins Air Force Base. The missile was then transported along I-75 to Cordele. The Rotory Club of Cordele in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZYM_crisp-county_Cordele-GA.html
Crisp County was created by Act of Aug. 17, 1905 from Dooly County. It was named for Charles Frederick Crisp (1845-1896), Georgia lawyer, judge, Congressman, who was born in Sheffield, England, of actor parents touring the British Isles. Judge Cri…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZYK_blackshear-trail_Cordele-GA.html
Blackshear Trail, made by General David Blackshear during the War of 1812, was used by General Andrew Jackson when he led his troops from Fort Hawkins, now Macon, through Hartford, now Hawkinsville, to Fort Early in 1818. The section was roadless …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNFE_veterans-of-foreign-wars-group-camp_Cordele-GA.html
In 1952, the V.F.W. opened Camp Safety Patrol. Here, with the cooperation of the Department of Public Safety, over 72,000 youths camped and learned school safety practices. The V.F.W. made improvements, built facilities and obtained equipment for …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMNFD_georgia-veterans-memorial-state-park_Cordele-GA.html
Here begins "Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park." This 1,200 acre tract of land was purchased by Crisp County Commissioners and given to the State of Georgia December 4, 1946 in grateful appreciation of, and as a living memorial to the devotion …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMF53_spanish-indian-battle_Cordele-GA.html
Early in 1702 Joseph de Zu?iga, Spanish Governor of Florida, and Pierre le Moyne Iberville, French founder of Louisiana, made plans to check steadily increasing English trade with the Indian tribes in the interior, and perhaps to drive them out of…
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