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The Blue Ridge Marble Company operated in Nelson, Ga. in 1906 when it won the U. S. contract to furnish headstones and monuments for Confederate dead who died at Northern prison camps during the late war. It shipped at least 10,000 headstones and 15 monuments to various prison cemteries, such as Elmira, NY, between 1907 and 1916.
This page is for perpetual written accounts of historical events that have occurred in the city. Anyone who feels they have pertinent information may submit it. This includes all people in or out of Nelson and could involve any interested adults or children with events or items that are of interest. Items may be submitted for publication on this page where they will remain as part of a historical archive for the city. Items of interest may include noteworthy events, special events of historical importance, information about area growth that pertains to the history of the city, and other pertinent notes. We hope to establish a large data base of information about the history of each city. Historical Societies are encouraged to open their own page on Key to the City for more extensive historical information.
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