Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Thomas Moore (1828-1914) built the mills, 1854. Burned during a political upheaval about 1858; rebuilt & were in operation until 1901.
With the advent of the Federal army, 1864, the Moore family refugeed south. B.F. Mauldin was left in charge of the gristmill which was supplying the Confederate forces; the invaders sent him N. ~ a prisoner. The property was considerably damaged but not destroyed.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-64.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 49.583′ N, 84° 26.534′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Moores Mill Road 5 miles west of Margaret Mitchell Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is just east of the Moores Mill Road Bridge over Peachtree Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30327, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Battle at Moore’s Mill (here, next to this marker); Fort Peachtree, War of 1812 (approx. half a mile away); Montgomery-DeFoor House Site (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Standing Peach Tree (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Peach Tree (approx. 0.7 miles away); Montgomery's Ferry (approx. 0.7 miles away); Montgomery Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away); Green Bone Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • War, US Civil •
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