HR 292 - "Lacoda Trail Memorial Parkway"; designate Georgia Highway 334

First Reader Summary

A RESOLUTION designating Georgia Highway 334 as the "Lacoda Trail Memorial Parkway"; and for other purposes.

Tolbert, Scott (25th) Heard, Keith G (89th)
Status Summary HC: Trans SC: Trans LA: 04/23/98 Signed by Governor
Page Numbers - 1
House Action Senate
2/14/97 Read 1st Time 2/11/98
2/17/97 Read 2nd Time 3/6/98
1/28* Favorably Reported 3/5/98
3/28/97 Recommitted
2/10/98 Read 3rd Time 3/18/98
2/10/98 Passed/Adopted 3/18/98
4/6/98 Sent to Governor
4/23/98 Signed by Governor
113 Act/Veto Number
4/23/98 Effective Date

HR 292                                             LC 25 0455 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                             A RESOLUTION 
 
  1- 1  Designating Georgia Highway 334 as the "Lacoda Trail 
  1- 2  Memorial Parkway"; and for other purposes. 
 
  1- 3  WHEREAS, the Lacoda Trail was used by the Cherokee people 
  1- 4  and extended from what is now Athens-Clarke County through 
  1- 5  the present City of Commerce to the majestic north Georgia 
  1- 6  mountains; and 
 
  1- 7  WHEREAS, this ancient trail was later followed by naturalist 
  1- 8  and explorer William Bartram in his famous travels through 
  1- 9  Georgia; and 
 
  1-10  WHEREAS, Georgia Highway 334 now follows what was once part 
  1-11  of the Lacoda Trail and passes through a historic community 
  1-12  once known as Fort Groaning Rock; and 
 
  1-13  WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the name of said 
  1-14  highway reflect this rich American heritage and memorialize 
  1-15  the ancient Lacoda Trail. 
 
  1-16  NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF 
  1-17  GEORGIA that Georgia Highway 334 in Jackson County from the 
  1-18  junction of said highway with U.S. Highway 441 in the 
  1-19  vicinity of the City of Commerce southward to its junction 
  1-20  again with U.S. Highway 441 in the vicinity of the former 
  1-21  Town of Center is designated as the "Lacoda Trail Memorial 
  1-22  Parkway." 
 
  1-23  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Department of Transportation 
  1-24  is authorized and directed to erect and maintain appropriate 
  1-25  signs so designating the parkway. 
 
  1-26  BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Clerk of the House of 
  1-27  Representatives is authorized and directed to transmit an 
  1-28  appropriate copy of this resolution to the Department of 
  1-29  Transportation. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/28/98

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