Clarke County (029)

Historic Markers Across Georgia


Clarke County was created on Feb. 5, 1801.

The county seat is in Athens, GA.,
and the county is 121.3 Square Miles in area.

  Click here to visit the Clarke county home page.

  FIPS Code: 13059

  Information about Clarke County, Georgia, from Wikipedia.

  Georgia County facts for Clarke County.
  US Census Quick Facts about Clarke County.


There are 50 Historic Markers in Clarke County.

1891 First Garden Club,   -   Ladies Garden Club 
  S. Lumpkin and Bocock Streets, along western edge of North UGA campus, Athens WM2FA    P*

America's First Garden Club   -   GHM 029-9
  Front lawn of Young Harris Methodist Church, 973 Prince Ave., Athens, GA WM2V1    P*

Athens High and Industrial School   -   GHS  29.6
  On Reese St at N. Pope St., Athens, GA WM9J3G    P*

Ben W Burton Park   -   City of Athens 
  Athens Ben Burton City Park on Mitchell Bridge Rd at Ben Burton Park. WM5DW4    P*

Camak House: Landmark in Georgia Railroading   -   GHM 029-10
  Meigs and Finley Streets, Athens, GA WM2V2    P*

Chapel Bell   -    
  Located near the bell tower on Herty Dr, on the north campus quad of the University of Georgia in Athens. WM8XCC    P*

Chestnut Grove School   -    
  610 Epps Bridge Parkway, Athens, GA   

Clarke County   -   GHM 029-4
  Courthouse on Washington St. in Athens, GA WM2DT    P*

Clarke County Confederate Monument   -    
  on E Broad St, west of College Ave, Athens, GA      

Cook & Brother Armory Building   -    
  at the intersection of Athens-North Oconee River Greenway and Dr. Martin Luther King Parkway, Athens, GA   

Cook & Brother Confederate Armory   -   GHM 029-2
  Chicopee Building, MLK Pkwy. and First St. (E. Broad St.), Athens, GA WM2DP   

Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 - 1902   -    
  at the courthouse on E. Washington St, Athens, GA   

Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 to 1902   -    
  155 E Washington Street, Athens, GA      

Dr. Moses Waddel Noted Educator and Presbyterian Minister   -   GHM 029-11
  First Presbyterian Church, 185 E. Hancock Ave., Athens, GA WM2F1    P*

Dr. William Lorenzo Moss Birthplace   -   GHM 029-14
  479 Cobb St., Athens, GA WM2FV    P*

First Flight in Georgia Site of Ben Epps' Garage   -   GHS 29.5
  East Washington Street, Athens, GA WM5CP6    P*

First Home of the Garden Club of Georgia, Inc.   -    
  on S Lumpkin St 0.1 miles north of Baldwin St, Athens, GA      

First Presbyterian Church   -    
  185 E Hancock Ave, Athens, GA      

Former Site of Georgia State Normal School (Side 1)   -    
  U.S. Navy Supply Corps School, next to Prince Ave. sidewalk at Navy Supply Corps School, Athens This replaces Old State Normal School GHM029-3, which was returned to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources WM2GB   

Georgia's Pioneer Aviator Ben T. Epps 1888-1937   -   GHM 029-16
  Traffic Circle in front of the terminal at Athens-Clarke County Airport WM39J   

Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery   -   GHS  29.6
  Fourth and Bray Sts, by Springfield Baptist Church, Athens, GA WM6MCG    P*

Herty Field   -   GHM 029-17
  Located at end of Herty Drive behind Moore and New College facing grassy field and fountain, North UGA Campus, Athens WM2FC    P*

Historic Athletic Grounds   -   UGA 
  University of Georgia, just east of corner of E. Baxter and S. Lumpkin, Athens WM2DH   

Hodgson-Dodd Park, Hugh Hodgson:1893-1969 (Side 2),   -   ACC 
  Springdale and Cloverhurst Streets, Athens, GA WM2DF   

Hodgson-Dodd Park, Lamar Dodd: 1909-1996 (Side 1),   -   ACC 
  Springdale and Cloverhurst Streets, Athens, GA WM2DF   

Holmes/Hunter Academic Building,   -   UGA 
  UGA, just south of the University of Georgia Arch on Broad St., Athens, GA WM2FJ    P*

Home of Joseph Henry Lumpkin Georgia's First Chief Justice   -   GHM 029-12
  248 Prince Ave., Athens, GA WM2GD    P*

Jeruel Academy/Union Baptist Institute,   -   GHS 29.2
  on Baxter St. near entrance of Brumby Residence Hall, University of Georgia, Athens WM2DG   

Louis H. Persley Historical Marker   -   GHS 29.3
  Located at the First AME Church Educational Building, corner of Dougherty St. and N. Hull St., Athens, 33.96084, -83.37925 WMNJ8    P*

Lucy Cobb Institute 1858-1931   -   GHM 029-8
  201 N. Milledge Ave between Reece St. and Hancock Ave., Athens WM2DE    P*

May Erwin Talmadge   -   DAR 
  1295 Prince Ave., Athens WM2G2    P*

Oconee Hill Cemetery   -   GSCD 
  at cemetery entrance on East Campus Road, University of Georgia, Athens, GA WM38N   

Old Athens Cemetery   -   NSCD 
  Thomas Miller Chap. NSCD, Jackson St. between UGA Art School and Baldwin Hall, North UGA Campus, Athens WM2DN    P*

Old College   -   GHS 29.4
  Near fountain next to Old College building on UGA campus WM6N63    P*

Olympic Games in Athens   -   Athens 96 Olympics Organizing Committee 
  Athens Classic Center, 300 N. Thomas St., Athens, GA WM2DR    P*

Pittard Park   -   City of Winterville 
  On Parkview Rd, Winterville, GA WM8P3K   

Robert Toombs Oak   -   GHM 029-15
  South side of Demosthenian Hall, North UGA Campus, Athens, GA WM2FH    P*

Site of First Classes   -    
  316 College Ave, Athens, GA      

State Normal School   -   GHM 029-3

The Athens Double-Barrelled Cannon   -   GHM 029-5
  City Hall, corner of College and Hancock Aves., Athens, GA WM2F4    P*

The Red and Black   -   GHM 029-18
  Herty Drive behind Academic Bldg., North UGA Campus, Athens, GA WM2FR    P*

The Stoneman Raid   -   GHM 029-6
  just west of Broad and Lumpkin Streets, Athens, GA WM2F8    P*

The Stoneman Raid   -   GHM 029-7
  US 129/US 441/Ga 15 (Macon Hwy) at south end of Middle Oconee River bridge, Athens Badly damaged in 2001 Accident; pole still standing but marker still in DNR marker repair shop.      

The Taylor-Grady House   -   GHM 029-13
  Prince Ave. and Grady St., Athens, GA WM2DB    P*

U. S. Navy Supply Corps School   -    
  (Side 2), U.S. Navy Supply Corps School, Prince Ave. at Navy Supply Corps School, Athens WM2GB   

U.S. Navy Supply Corps School / Former Site of Georgia State Normal School   -    
  1425 Prince Avenue, Atlanta, GA   

United States Navy Pre-Flight School   -   GHS 29.1
  U.S. Navy Supply Corps School, Prince Ave. at Navy Supply Corps School, Athens WM2DK    P*

University of Georgia   -   GHM 029-1
  Just past UGA Arch at main entrance to North UGA campus, Broad St. opposite College Ave., Athens WM2FN    P*

University of Georgia Botanical Garden 1833-1856   -   GHS  29.7
  375 Reese St. Reese St, corner of Reese and Pope Streets, 375 Reese St., Athens, GA   

William Bartram Trail   -   State Botanical Garden and GCG 
  0.2 mile inside entrance to Botanical Garden off S. Milledge Ave., Athens WM2V0    P*


M  - The marker is missing.
P  - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page.
P* - There is a picture of the marker on the detail page and I have personally visited this marker.
R  - The marker has been removed.

Waymark of *NE - This marker is not eligible to be waymarked.