Macon County, Ga. histories

Macon County, Ga. histories

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Macon County (Ga.).
Title: Macon County, Ga. histories
Dates: 1837-1965
Quantity: 1.0 folder
Coll. Number: ms666

Biographical/Historical Note

Located in central Georgia, Macon County is 130 miles south of Atlanta and covers 403 square miles. The state legislature created Macon County, the ninety-first county in Georgia, in 1837 and named Lanier the first county seat. The earliest inhabitants were the Cherokee; Muskogee, who later became part of the Creek Nation; and Uchee Indians.

New Georgia Encyclopedia (viewed October 20, 2008) http://www.georgiaencyclpedia.org


Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of seven typescripts of articles about the history of Macon County. Articles cover the schools of Macon County, newspapers in Macon County, early churches in Macon County, and the history of Montezuma, Georgia.


Index Terms

Clippings (information artifacts)
Macon County (Ga.)--History.
Macon County (Ga.)--Religion--History.
Macon County (Ga.)--Social life and customs.
Montezuma (Ga.)--History.
Schools--Georgia--Macon County.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Macon County, Ga. histories, ms 666. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Histories, 1837-1965