Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Grant Park has the national distinction of being the location of one of the few extant cycloramas – the subject of which memorializes the major engagement fought by Confederate and Federal forces in the environs of the city – the Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864.
Erected 1983 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 060-107.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 44.165′ N, 84° 22.41′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherokee Avenue and Grant Park Entrance, on the right when traveling north on Cherokee Avenue. Click for map. This marker is located at the entrance to Grant Park from Cherokee Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30319, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Line of Breastworks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Walker (approx. half a mile away); Roosevelt High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Hanging of Andrews Raiders (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rev. Dr. Henry Carr Hornady (approx. 0.8 miles away); Martha Lumpkin Compton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • Notable Places • War, US Civil •
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