Jasper in Pickens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Federal Road
Emigrants from the lower Southeast followed this course into Tennessee and Alabama. It became the first postal route of this section and was used by travellers in reaching the gold fields of North Georgia.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 112-4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 28.137′ N, 84° 25.815′ W. Marker is in Jasper, Georgia, in Pickens County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Stegall Drive, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jasper GA 30143, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pickens County (a few steps from this marker); Old Pickens County Jail (about 400 feet away, Oglethorpe Monument (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Georgia Marble Company and the Village of Tate (approx. 4½ miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (was approx. 5.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Site of Carmel (Taloney) Mission Station (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (was approx. 6.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jasper.
Also see . . . Old Federal Road. This Link tells about the history of the Old Federal Road and route through northwest Georgia. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 947 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.