Seven Governors Marker Monroe GA.
This marker signifies that seven governors have lived in Walton County, Georgia. It is on City hall in Munroe.
The text reads as : Seven Governors have lived in Walton County.
" Walton County has been the home either through birth or short residence of the following Georgia Chief Executives:
WILSON LUMPKIN (1831-1835)
ALFRED HOLT COLQUITT (1877-1882)
JAMES S. BOYNTON (1883)
HENRY D. McDANIEL (1883-1886)
CLIFFORD WALKER (1923-1927)
RICHARD B. RUSSELL, JR. (1931-1933)
Two of these illustrious sons, Colquitt and Russell, became United States Senators. Richard B. Hubbard, born on a plantation in Walton County in 1836, later moved to Texas and became Governor of that state."
GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1955
Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville,Seven Governors Marker; Wilson Lumpkin; Alfred Holt Colquitt; James S. Boynton; Henry D. McDaniel; Clifford Walker; Richard B. Russell, Jr.; Historical marker --- Georgia --- Munroe --- Walton County.