Gov. Troup's Tomb

Gov. Troup's Tomb (HM133Y)

Location: Soperton, GA 30457 Treutlen County
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N 32° 20.15', W 82° 42.167'

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George Michael Troup, twice Governor of Georgia, lies buried here beside his brother. He died Apr. 28, 1856 while visiting here at Rosemont, one of his many plantations. Troup was born Sept. 8, 1780, at McIntosh's Bluff on the Tombigbee R. in a part of Ga. that is now Ala. Educated at Princeton he was a member of the bar, legislator, congressman, U.S. senator and governor. Retiring from public life in 1833 he was that year nominated for the Presidency by a Ga. States Rights convention. His home plantation "Valdosta" was near Dublin.
HM NumberHM133Y
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number140-2
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 339741 N 3578935
Decimal Degrees32.33583333, -82.70278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 20.15', W 82° 42.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 20' 9.00" N, 82° 42' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 361 Co Rd 118, Soperton GA 30457, US
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