Traveler's Rest and the Tugaloo Crossroads

Traveler's Rest and the Tugaloo Crossroads

by Robert Eldridge Bouwman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940771144
Publisher: University Press of North Georgia Press
Publication date: 12/15/2015
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author


Robert Eldridge Bouwman was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, in 1948. He attended Florida Presbyterian College and completed his graduate studies in history at Emory University, where he received his PhD in 1975. Bouwman worked as a freelance historian, during which time he researched and wrote Traveler’s Rest and the Tugaloo Crossroads. He has taught at Piedmont College, Gainesville State College, Kennesaw State University, and the University of North Georgia, where he teaches today.

Table of Contents

Preface to New Edition v

Acknowledgments vi

Location of the Site vii

Preface viii

Introduction x

Chapter 1 Cherokee Villages 1

Chapter 2 Tugaloo and the Cherokee Frontier 11

Chapter 3 Jesse Walton: Frontiersman and Settler 27

Chapter 4 The Tugaloo Neighborhood: 1790-1820 49

Chapter 5 The Early Days of Traveler's Rest 73

Chapter 6 Taverns, Travel, and Traveler's Rest 98

Chapter 7 Devereaux Jarrett's Little Empire 117

Chapter 8 Jarrett Plantations in the 1850s 135

Chapter 9 The Civil War on the Tugaloo 147

Chapter 10 Traveler's Rest During Reconstruction 163

Chapter 11 Third-Generation Jarretts and "The Old Home Place" 181

Chapter 12 Mary Elizabeth Jarrett White and Jarrett Manor 201

Appendix A 213

Appendix B 223

Bibliography 239

Maps 250

Images 252

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