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Old 09-20-2013, 07:56 PM   #53
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Turner County -- Ashburn, GA






Turner County, organized in 1905 from parts of Irwin, Wilcox, Worth and Dooly counties, recognizes Confederate Captain Henry Gray Turner, a veteran of Gettysburg, member of Congress and the state legislature, and later a Georgia Supreme Court justice. Ashburn, the county seat, is named to honor W.W. Ashburn of Eastman who built the sawmill that fostered the town's expansion.



Location: Ashburn

Date Built: 1907

Architectural Style: Neoclassical Revival

Designers: Alexander Blair and P.E. Dennis
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