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Georgia State Line
December 16, 1817 Georgia defines its common boundary with Tennessee and creates the Georgia Boundary Commission consisting of Thomas Stocks, Commissioner; James Camak, Mathematician; and Hugh Montgomery, Surveyor.
  Georgia State Line
June 26, 1826 Georgia appoints a surveyor to establish the western boundary of the state.
  Georgia State Line
August 17, 1826 While establishing the Georgia-Alabama line, mathematician James Camak realizes he made an error in establishing the Tennessee-Georgia line and reports it to the state.
  Georgia State Line
August 25, 1826 Surveyors mark the actual location of the Georgia-Alabama border. The Camak Stone is "uprooted" and moved to the correct location.
  Georgia State Line

Information on establishing the borders of the state of Georgia (Georgia's State Line)

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