Cherokee County historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Cherokee County historical marker
Creator:
Jackson, Edwin L.
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Cherokee County
Counties--Georgia--Cherokee County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Cherokee County, 34.2439294, -84.4762027
United States, Georgia, Cherokee County, Canton, 34.2367621, -84.4907621
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Public Square in Front of the Courthouse, Canton
Text of marker: "CHEROKEE COUNTY. Created December 3, 1832 from Cherokee Indian lands, and named in memory of the Cherokees. Early settlers tried to start silk production, but were not successful, and today there remains no trace of this except Canton, hopefully named for the Chinese silk center. The Marietta and North Georgia Railroad reached Canton in 1879, providing a considerable stimulus to development. The locally financed and managed textile mill, which began operations in 1900, has provided a payroll of much local importance. 028-2 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1953"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_cherokee-county
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_cherokee-county
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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