Calhoun County historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Calhoun County historical marker
Creator:
Hair, Keith
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Calhoun County
Counties--Georgia--Calhoun County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Calhoun County, Morgan, 31.5376731, -84.5993601
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Calhoun County Courthouse, Morgan
Text of marker: "CALHOUN COUNTY. This county, created by Act of the Legislature Feb. 20, 1854, is named for John C. Calhoun, famed South Carolina Statesman, who resigned as Vice President of the United States in 1832 to return to the U.S. Senate and defend States Rights in debates with Daniel Webster. He served as Secretary of War (1817-25) and Secretary of State (1844-45). First Calhoun County Officers were: Sheriff Wm. H. Pierce, Clerk Joseph W. Roberts, Ordinary Wm. S. Harris, Tax Receiver H.W. Wilkins, Tax Collector Kinion Strickland, Surveyor Charles Stewart and Coroner Amos Forehand. 019-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_calhoun-county
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_calhoun-county
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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