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Georgia Monument


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Erected in 1976 to fulfill long-standing promise to honor the Georgia Battalion that volunteered in Texas' war for independence in 1836. Most were killed in the Goliad massacre; Dr. John Shackelford, for whom the county is named, was spared as useful to Mexicans. Flags of the State of Georgia, Texas Republic, and U.S. fly over the stone marker and fountain. Plaques detail the Georgians' contribution to the new republic.


Address: Near chamber of commerce at S. Main and S. First sts.

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The Old Jail Art Center

Exceptional permanent art exhibits include works of Giacomo Manzu, John Marin, Charles Umlauf, Louise Nevelson, Henry Moore, Amedeo Modigliani, Pablo Picasso, and examples of Chinese art from the Han, Wei, Sui, T'

Albany, TX Galleries

Ledbetter Picket House

Restored frontier ranch structure with rustic period furnishings. House is a dog-run cabin built of slender upright poles (pickets).

Albany, TX Historic Homes

Georgia Monument

Erected in 1976 to fulfill long-standing promise to honor the Georgia Battalion that volunteered in Texas' war for independence in 1836. Most were killed in the Goliad massacre;

Albany, TX Monuments

Albany Golf Course

Course Access: Public
Holes: 9
Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3

Albany, TX Golf Courses

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