Dalton in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Delegate to Convention of Committees of New England Provinces, Providence, R. I., 1776; member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1782-88: Speaker, 1784-85; U.S. Senator 1789-91; Surveyor, Port of Boston, 1814-17.
His grandson, Edward White, laid out the City of Dalton, Ga., donating land for a City park and church sites. The city was named in honor of Senator Dalton and his daughter Mary, mother of Capt. White.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 155-29.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1755.
Location. 34° 46.33′ N, 84° 58.137′ W. Marker is in Dalton, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is at the intersection of King Street and North Pentz Street, on Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: King Street, Dalton GA 30720, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Western and Atlantic Railroad Depot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); William C. Martin House (about 700 feet away); George Whitefield (about 700 feet away); Our Textile Legacy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Welcome to Dalton! (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Huff House (approx. ¼ mile away); General Cleburne’s Proposal to Arm Slaves (approx. ¼ mile away); Carpet Technology (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dalton.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,567 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 28, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on August 26, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. 3. submitted on October 9, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.