George Washington Towns

George Washington Towns (HMQOO)

Location: Talbotton, GA 31827 Talbot County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 40.671', W 84° 32.743'

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George Washington Towns was born in Wilkes County, Georgia, May 4, 1801, and died in Macon, Georgia, July 15, 1854. A lawyer and resident of Talbotton, Georgia, Towns served as state legislator, U.S. Congressman, and Governor of Georgia (1847-51). During his administrations he led the fight for the amelioration of the slave code, obtained the adoption of the ad valorem system of taxation, completed the Western and Atlantic Railroad, and became an early advocate of free public schools. Towns wrote Georgia's inscription on the Washington Monument: "The Constitution As It Is, the Union As It Was."
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number130-9
Year Placed1961
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 4:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 730128 N 3618236
Decimal Degrees32.67785000, -84.54571667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 40.671', W 84° 32.743'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 40' 40.26" N, 84° 32' 44.58" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 802 Monroe St, Talbotton GA 31827, US
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