Troup County in Vintage Postcards

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Overview
Troup County in Vintage Postcards traces a major period of growth and development for this Georgia community, from the late 19th through the mid-20th century. Snapshot glimpses of history preserved on postcards reveal the second courthouse, which burned in 1936; the textile mills that opened at a rapid pace as the county entered the era of the "New South;" the early days of LaGrange Female College, which became co-ed in 1954; Southern Female College, which closed in 1919; Ferrell Gardens, which began in 1832 and is now a landmark in the county; as well as scenes of schools, churches, homes, farms, and businesses.
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ISBN: 9780738514581
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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State: Georgia
Series: Postcard History Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
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The Troup County Historical Society has compiled this engaging volume to tell the story of the county in word and image. Join them as they journey back to a simpler time and view some of the area's most treasured historic landmarks. Longtime residents and newcomers alike will delight in this tribute to the county and its people.
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