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Location: Soperton, GA 30457 Treutlen County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 20.901', W 82° 38.534'

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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
Marker Number140-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 12:12am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 345462 N 3580233
Decimal Degrees32.34835000, -82.64223333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 20.901', W 82° 38.534'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 20' 54.06" N, 82° 38' 32.04" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5141 GA-46, Soperton GA 30457, US
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