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 West Point Before The Battle

Expansion of Land

  About this time the West Point Land Company was organized and investors quickly bought lots and laid out streets, hoping that a "large number of settlers would arrive and strengthen the town's economy." However, very few lots were sold, investors lost money and a financial cloud settled over West Point for several years.

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Sources:

  Eleanor Davis Scott & Carl Summers, Jr., The Battle of West Point, Chattahoochee Valley Historical Society, 1997, pp. 9