- Summerville State Historical Marker
- Located at the intersection of Ga. 56 and Ga. 192
in Summertown, Ga.
Summertown originated as Summerville
in the 1850's as a summer refuge from malaria by well-to-do families
of Burke County. They built elaborate summer homes and established
historic Summerville Academy, charter March 4, 1856. A post office
was granted in 1876 with C. I. Hughes as postmaster. Present
Summertown was incorporated in 1906.
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