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Fort Gaines Academy Lottery Winners

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Fort Gaines Academy Lottery Winners
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8.5 x 10.5". 1856. Ticket 12951 was a winner. So was 28,070. A total of ten winning tickets are listed. Signed by manager (?) and approved by the State of Georgia. Fort Gaines was first established as an outpost on the western border of Georgia about 1812-14, commanded by Lieutenant Sands and named for Brigadier General Edmund Pendleton Gaines, who as a frontier army officer contributed greatly to the development of the United States. Fort Gaines Academy was established in 1831 to fill the need for higher education in Clay County, Georgia. It served in this capacity until 1903 when the county established a public school system. It was established by an act of the Georgia Legislature. Lottery tickets come up for sale, but this winners list is rather different! Folds, wrinkles, rips and holes. Still... (Al Adams Gold Rush Memorabilia Collection) Date: 1856 Location: Fort Gaines, Georgia HWAC# 57063