The Chattooga County Courthouse Summerville, Georgia On March 23, 1839 the Justices of the Interior Court, were given authority by an act of theGeneral Assembly to select a place for the county seat, buy land, divide it into lots, and sell the lots to raise money for the construction of a county courthouse and a jail.
Days Gone By In Trion… The following is an excerpt from a comprehensive history of the town of Trion, with significant contributions from the collection of the Myers family and the Trion Company (now Mount Vernon) archives. Most of the information dates from, or recalls, the 1890s. Our thanks to the Trion citizens who recorded
1886 Road Work in Dirt Town, Chattooga County Submitted by Thomas Weaver Weesner From its earliest days to the turn of the 20th century, Chattooga County’s roads, like most of the counties’ in North Georgia, were laid out and maintained by its citizens. The system required that all able-bodied men from 16 to late middle-age
MEMORIES: Home for the Holidays I vividly remember Perry Como’s rendition of There’s No Place like Home for the Holidays. When I left for the University of Tennessee in the fall of 1956, I’d
Several years ago Mr. Robert Floyd sat down with Historical Society President Gene McGinnis to talk about Christmas. Mr. Floyd and his late wife, Helen Murdock Floyd, first moved from Dalton to Chattooga County in 1948. After several transfers in the retail business, Mr. Floyd moved his family back to Chattooga County in 1957. Here they