History

History of Eatonton

Information on the history of Eatonton will be added here when data becomes available. We would like to add many historic pictures. Please send any photos of “old” Eatonton to smfagan300@gmail.com.

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National Register

A large area of Eatonton was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in June 1975. See summary page for Putnam County: Putnam County National Register entries. The actual maps produced in 1975 are included here as two pages. National Register District Map Page 1, National Register Map Page 2. A  rough drawing of the boundary …

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History of Preservation Efforts

1975. A large section of Eatonton placed on the National Register of Historic Places. 1991. UGA produced a Preservation Study identifying 7 prospective local districts. Of these 4 have lost significant structures and are no longer eligible. 1988. Historic Ordinance passed by Eatonton City Council. Allowed for formation of a Commission and local districts. 2000. …

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Bus Tour script

The following script has been used on various bus tours. In giving a tour, one would want to tailor the script somewhat and add some interesting tidbits or make a few jokes. HISTORIC BUS TOUR SCRIPT FOR GUIDES

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