—— 4 mi. →George Michael Troup, "Georgia`s most fiery Governor" is buried beside his bother in a tomb at Rosemont, one of his many plantations. Born in 1780 Troup died April 28, 1856 in Overseer Bridges' home while visiting Rosemont. Educated at Princeton & a member of the bar he had been legislator, congressman, twice U.S. senator and twice Governor of Ga. He is famed for his message to the President in 1825 when the Govt. had failed in its agreement to remove the Indians from Ga. "We have exhausted the argument. We will stand by our arms." The message was successful.
|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||Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 12:12am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 345462 N 3580233|
|Decimal Degrees||32.34835000, -82.64223333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 20.901', W 82° 38.534'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 20' 54.06" N, 82° 38' 32.04" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 5141 GA-46, Soperton GA 30457, US|
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