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Near Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hightower Indian Trail

 
 
Hightower Indian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, February 8, 2014
1. Hightower Indian Trail Marker
Inscription.  
This stone marks
the Hightower Indian
Trail used by the
Cherokees and by
trading parties
of other tribes


(On the base)

1931
100th Anniversary

 
Erected 1931 by Fielding Lewis Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
 
Location. 34° 2.267′ N, 84° 28.1′ W. Marker is near Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Shallowford Road, 0.1 miles west of Sandy Plains Road, on the right when traveling west. The marker stands on the left of the entrance drive to Carl Harrison Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2653 Shallowford Road, Marietta GA 30066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marks Site (here, next to this marker); Power-Jackson Cabin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hightower Trail
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(approx. 3˝ miles away); Marietta Campground (approx. 4˝ miles away); Willeo Baptist Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Robert McAfee House (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hightower (Etowah) Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Goulding House (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
More about this marker. Since these photos were taken the marker has been returned to its upright position.
 
Regarding Hightower Indian Trail. "Hightower" is a American settler mispronunciation of the Cherokee word "Ita Wah" or "Etowah."
 
Hightower Indian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, February 8, 2014
2. Hightower Indian Trail Marker
Since this picture was taken the marker has been returned to an upright position.
Hightower Indian Trail Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, February 8, 2014
3. Hightower Indian Trail Markers
A marker erected by the Town Committee, Colonial Dames, is on the stone to the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.

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