Chatsworth in Murray County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Murray County, Created by Act of Dec. 3, 1832 from Cherokee, originally contained Whitfield, Walker, Catoosa, Dade and part of Chattooga Counties. Settled by people from Tenn., N.C., and Ga., it was named for Thomas Walton Murray (1790-1832). A native of Lincoln County, a lawyer, legislator, and speaker of the house, he acquired distinction for his independence and honesty. A candidate for Congress, he died before the election. First officers of Murray County, commissioned March 20, 1833, were: Nelson Dickerson, Clk. Sup. Ct.; John Sloan, Clk. Inf. Ct.; James C. Barnett, Sheriff; Thomas Gann, Surveyor; Adam Gann, Coroner.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 105-11.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 46.011′ N, 84° 46.192′ W. Marker is in Chatsworth, Georgia, in Murray County. Marker is on 3th Ave. (Georgia Route 411), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is between W. Market and W. Fort Sts. Marker is in this post office area: Chatsworth GA 30705, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Springplace Mission (approx. Chief Vann House (approx. 3 miles away); John Howard Payne (approx. 3 miles away); Old Federal Road (approx. 3 miles away); Mystery Shrouds Fort Mountain (approx. 3.5 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 3.6 miles away); Legends of Fort Mountain (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fort Mountain State Park (approx. 3.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chatsworth.
Also see . . . The Official Website of Murray County, Georgia. (Submitted on October 10, 2008, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
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