Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Grant Park has the national distinction of being the location of one of the few extant cycloramas – the subject of which memorializes the major engagement fought by Confederate and Federal forces in the environs of the city – the Battle of Atlanta, July 22, 1864.
Erected 1983 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 060-107.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 44.165′ N, 84° 22.41′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherokee Avenue and Grant Park Entrance, on the right when traveling north on Cherokee Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is located at the entrance to Grant Park
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Line of Breastworks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Walker (approx. half a mile away); Roosevelt High School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Burial Ground of Congregation Ahavath Achim (approx. ¾ mile away); The Hanging of Andrews Raiders (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rev. Dr. Henry Carr Hornady (approx. 0.8 miles away); Martha Lumpkin Compton (approx. 0.8 miles away); Oakland Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Categories. • Notable Places • War, US Civil •
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