Polk County, Georgia

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From the arrival of the first settlers in 1832, PolkCounty has seen a colorful parade of individuals. The Cherokee Indian Chief Collard, the Polk CountyAvenger, and the Iron King of the South are just a few of the people who have left their mark on the area. For the first time, many eventful stories aboutsuch individuals have been assembled and illustratedin the fascinating visual history Polk County, Georgia. Through many years of combing the county for local history, the author, a Polk County resident for 20 years and a self-described "enlightened Yankee," has combined carefully selected images with informative text to create an evocative pictorial history that brings the county's rich past to life.
ISBN: 9780738568652
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: Georgia
Series: Images of America
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
With few exceptions, each image in Polk County, Georgia is over 50 years old. The photographs have been obtained from many collections and individual holdings. Little-known historical facts have been culled from records found in the county courthouse and state archives, from interviews with descendants of old families, and years of local newspapers. Whether one is a newcomer to the area's charms or a lifelong resident, Polk County, Georgia offers something for everyone.
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