Machen, Georgia

The only information I can presently locate about Machen is that it was once a stop on the Central of Georgia Railway line that ran through here, along the Eatonton-Covington route. It’s essentially part of Shady Dale today, but a railroad marker near this house (and a few good maps) still proclaims it to be Machen. I hope to learn more. This modified American Foursquare house was built in 1915.

1 thought on “Machen, Georgia

  1. Patti M. Horton

    Machen was a part of Sherman’s March to the Sea. The two flanks split just outside of Covington (I think). See the book about Dolly Lunt Burge/Burge Plantation, Newton County, GA, a historical documentary.
    There is also a Historical Marker.


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