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Near Toccoa in Stephens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Traveler's Rest

 
 
Traveler's Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
1. Traveler's Rest Marker
Inscription.
Travelerís Rest
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service

1964

 
Erected 1964 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 34° 36.533′ N, 83° 14.333′ W. Marker is near Toccoa, Georgia, in Stephens County. Marker is on Riverdale Road 0.4 miles north of U.S. 123, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toccoa GA 30577, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jarrett Manor (here, next to this marker); Traveler's Rest State Historic Site (here, next to this marker); Historic Traveler's Rest (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Tugaloo Town (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Traveler's Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, February 14, 2013
2. Traveler's Rest Marker
Colonel Benjamin Cleveland Monument (approx. 2.6 miles away in South Carolina); Tugalo Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); Paul Anderson (approx. 4.8 miles away); Paul Anderson Memorial Park (approx. 5 miles away); George Washington Hitt (approx. 5.5 miles away); Toccoa Korean War Monument (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Toccoa.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Historic Landmark Program: Traveler's Rest (Georgia). Erected by Major Jesse Walton, soldier in the American Revolution and in conflicts with Native Americans. (Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Traveler's Rest. Traveler's Rest is an early tavern and inn located about 6 miles east of Toccoa, Georgia, United States. (Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Traveler's Rest Historic Site. This stagecoach inn and plantation home was built around 1815 by James R. Wyly. (Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Traveler's Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
3. Traveler's Rest Marker
The marker is mounted on what appears to be an old millstone.
Traveler's Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
4. Traveler's Rest Marker
The marker stands in front of Traveler's Rest with two other markers, from the State of Georgia and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Traveler's Rest image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
5. Traveler's Rest
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4, 5. 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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