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Creation Date

11-25-2017

Description

The marker reads: "STRAUS HOME SITE 1 bl. After leaving Bavaria, Lazarus Straus dispensed his merchandise over several states searching for a home for his family. In 1854, he, his wife, and four children settled in a comfortable house one block from here. An expert merchant and a learned man, he became actively identified at once with the progress of Talbotton. From this humble beginning, Lazarus Straus and his sons, Isidor, Nathan, and Oscar, reached the pinnacle of success in the business, political, and civic affairs of our nation. 130-8 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1958" Top of sign: Georgia 1776 emblem

Latitude, Longitude

32 deg 40' 39.71", 84 deg 32' 28.31"

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida –Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida – Jacksonville; Talbotton, GA; Historic markers -- Georgia -- Talbot County; Talbotton (Ga.); Historic buildings -- residence; Dwellings -- residence

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