Confederate Flagpole

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Confederate Flagpole

Confederate Flagpole

Court Square
Blakely, GA 31723



On the north side of Blakely's Court Square stands the last remaining Confederate flag staff still standing in the United States. The stalwart pole was hewn from a longleaf pine tree that grew one mile southwest of Blakely.  It was hauled by oxen to the city and erected by Thomas Williams and others on May 16, 1861.   

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  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM

    Monday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM

    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM

    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM

    Thursday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM

    Friday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM

    Saturday: 7:00AM - 8:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site


Confederate Flagpole Photos