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Mableton in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Mable House

 
 
The Mable House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
1. The Mable House Marker
Inscription. Ante-bellum res. of Robert Mable (1803-1885). July 3, 1864, Maj. Gen. F.P. Blair's 17th A.C., of McPherson's Army of the Tenn. [US], having marched from Kennesaw Mtn., via Sandtown rd., reached Moss' house (near Floyd Station), 1.2 mi. N. 2 P.M. Gresham's 4th div., 17th A.C., moved with 15th A.C. troops to points S. of the Mitchell house (below Mableton), to threaten river crossings at left-rear of Johnston's Smyrna line [CS]. At dark, Gresham's troops withdrew N. to the Mable plantation, which afforded an ample supply of water, & camped here for the night. Walter Q. Gresham was Secretary of State in President Cleveland's Cabinet, 1893-1895.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-65.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 49.613′ N, 84° 34.513′ W. Marker is in Mableton, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Floyd Road (Georgia Route 139) 0.1 miles north of Clay Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton GA 30126, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
The Mable House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
2. The Mable House
. Turner's, Howell's Baker's & Sandtown Ferries (approx. 0.7 miles away); Toward the River (approx. one mile away); The Mitchell House (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Extended Right (approx. 1.3 miles away); The March to Soap Creek (approx. 1.3 miles away); Advance of the 17th A.C. Toward the River (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site: Wm. Moss House (approx. 1.3 miles away); “The Only Advantage of the Day” (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mableton.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
The Mable House. The marker is barely visible to the right. image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
3. The Mable House. The marker is barely visible to the right.
The Mable House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
4. The Mable House Marker
Original outbuildings at the Mable House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
5. Original outbuildings at the Mable House
 
 
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