Archives | 10/12/2011
Did you know...
1. In 1830, the first census taken after West Georgia opened for settlement, Troup County had the largest population of any, with 5,799 people?
2. Only two other West Georgia counties, Harris County (created partially out of Troup County land) and Coweta County barely had over 5,000 people?
3. All Georgia counties were subdivided… Read More >>
Archives | 09/15/2011
By Andrea Lovejoy, columnist La Grange Daily News, September 9, 2011, p. 6. Posted with permission of the author.
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Archives | 09/08/2011
DID YOU KNOW …
1. Troup County was located on the western edge of Georgia’s Piedmont Plateau?
2. The land in Troup County was the most fertile of the area? Above Troup the land was rockier and below Troup it was sandier.
3. Troup County was the best watered of the whole area of West Georgia? The Chattahoochee River cut diagonally… Read More >>
Archives | 08/24/2011
Joanna Baxter, a former staff member who now volunteers both here at the Archives and at Hills and Dales Estate, brought in the list of people who signed the guest book at Hills and Dales at its grand opening, in 1916. The occasion also marked the 25thAnniversary of Fuller and Ida Cason Callaway. We’ve been helping her find out details about the various people who signed the guest book that day. There were people from all over the country, especially… Read More >>