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Palmetto in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Palmetto

 
 
Palmetto Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 24, 2009
1. Palmetto Marker
Inscription. Palmetto was named by a member of the Palmetto Guards, a Regiment from South Carolina enroute to the Mexican War. This was in appreciation of the hospitality shown them by the community while encamped here in January, 1847
 
Erected by Works Progress Administration (WPA). (Marker Number 29 I-B.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 33° 31.033′ N, 84° 40.167′ W. Marker is in Palmetto, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 29) and Fayetteville Road, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. The marker is located at a Confederate Monument, in a park adjacent to the old Palmetto Depot. Marker is in this post office area: Palmetto GA 30268, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Willis Pentecost Menefee (here, next to this marker); Confederate Army of Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Ramah Baptist Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Palmer Family Cemetery (approx. 5.3 miles away); Old Campbell County
Palmetto Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 24, 2009
2. Palmetto Marker
The Confederate Monument in Palmetto; the marker stands in front of the monument, on Main Street (US 29).
(approx. 6.2 miles away); Birthplace of a Confederate Hero (approx. 8.2 miles away); Shadnor Baptist Church (approx. 8.3 miles away); Site of the Campbell County Court House (approx. 9.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Palmetto.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USPolitical SubdivisionsWar, Mexican-American
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 982 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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