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Upson-Howard Place ca. 1930

Former owner:
Upson, Stephen
Physical description:
1 folders+ 2 glass lantern slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Georgia, Oglethorpe County, Lexington
Georgia
Lexington
Upson-Howard Place (Lexington, Georgia)
Date:
1930
1930-1930
ca 1930
Notes:
Persons associated with the garden include: Stephen Upson (former owner) and William King Howard (former owner, ca. 1903).
Georgia's 59th county was named for Stephen Upson, a noted Georgia lawyer. Born in 1784 or 1785 in Waterbury, Conn., Upson graduated from Yale University in 1804. Because of health reasons, he moved southerward -- first to Virginia, and then in 1807 to Lexington, Ga. Upson died in Aug. 1824 at age 40 and was buried in the Presbyterian Cemetery in Lexington.
Summary:
The folders include worksheets, a brief narrative history of the cemetery, and a photocopy of an article about the cemetery's history.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
GA003000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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