Crawford County historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Crawford County historical marker
Creator:
Jackson, Edwin L.
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Crawford County
Counties--Georgia--Crawford County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Crawford County, Knoxville, 32.7243072, -83.9976875
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Located at the old Crawford County Courthouse, Knoxville
Text of marker: "CRAWFORD COUNTY. This County created by Acts of the Legislature Dec. 9 & 23, 1822, is named for William H. Crawford, Georgia statesman who was Secretary of the Treasury at the time the County was established. At the County Site, Knoxville, lived Joanna E. Troutman (Mrs. Vinson) who is credited with designing the Lone Star Flag of the Republic of Texas. When a company of Macon Volunteers under Col. William A. Ward marched through on the way to Texas Miss Troutman presented them with a white silk flag bearing a single, large blue star, which she had designed and made. 039-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_crawford-county
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_crawford-county
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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