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This Day in Georgia History

September 01, 1820

Land Lottery Drawings Began

In Milledgeville, drawings began on a land lottery dispensing lands ceded by the Cherokees in Treaty of Washington on February 27, 1819.

To view an image of a land plat from the lottery, see the Digital Library of Georgia.