Near Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of the Dickson House
June 15, 1864
Erected 2008 by Cobb County Community Development Department.
Location. 33° 58.602′ N, 84° 40.16′ W. Marker is near Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Acworth-Due West Road and Abbey Oaks Lane, on the right when traveling south on Acworth-Due West Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 805 Acworth-Due West Road, Kennesaw GA 30152, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Gilgal Church (approx. half a mile away); Due West Community (approx. 0.6 miles away); Military Action at Gilgal Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Reversed Trench (approx. ¾ mile away); Battle of Pine Knob (approx. one mile away); Davis' Cross Roads (approx. 1.2 miles away); Captain Peter Simonson (approx. 1.5 miles away); Stilesboro-Sandtown Crossroads (approx. 1.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Marietta.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
Also see . . . Rediscovered Memoir Adds to Urgency of Effort to Save Battle-Scarred House. Details plans to save the house and preserve it for future generations. The Dickson House was moved by Cobb County to a new location behind the County Department of Transportation on County Services Parkway, where it has been restored.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,249 times since then. Last updated on July 22, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on September 25, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on July 22, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.