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

Founder's Lot William Harris

 
 
Founder's Lot William Harris Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
1. Founder's Lot William Harris Marker
Inscription. Oldest grave is on this plot for Wm. Harris´ son, William Capers G. Harris (1823-1831). Mr. Harris, a wealthy planter, was a devout Methodist and champion of education. In War of 1812 he served in Capt. Jett Thomas´ Co., 2nd, Regt., Ga. Militia. He was Colonel Cobb Co. Militia 1833-34; helped found 1851 Ga. Military Institute.
 
Erected by The City of Marietta.
 
Location. 33° 56.714′ N, 84° 32.971′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker can be reached from West Atlanta Street SE 0.2 miles north of Cemetery Street SE. Click for map. The marker is located in the Old Marietta City Cemetery, in the center of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30008, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Root (within shouting distance of this marker); Rest well, Miss Mattie (within shouting distance of this marker); Slave Lot (within shouting distance of this marker); S. V. Sanford (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); McLeod Vault
Founder's Lot William Harris Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
2. Founder's Lot William Harris Marker
(about 300 feet away); U.D.C. Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 300 feet away); This Little Cannon (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USCemeteries & Burial SitesMilitaryWar of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,320 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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