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

The Mable House

 
 
The Mable House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
1. The Mable House Marker
Inscription.  Ante-bellum res. of Robert Mable (1803-1885). July 3, 1864, Maj. Gen. F.P. Blair's 17th A.C., of McPherson's Army of the Tenn. [US], having marched from Kennesaw Mtn., via Sandtown rd., reached Moss' house (near Floyd Station), 1.2 mi. N. 2 P.M. Gresham's 4th div., 17th A.C., moved with 15th A.C. troops to points S. of the Mitchell house (below Mableton), to threaten river crossings at left-rear of Johnston's Smyrna line [CS]. At dark, Gresham's troops withdrew N. to the Mable plantation, which afforded an ample supply of water, & camped here for the night. Walter Q. Gresham was Secretary of State in President Cleveland's Cabinet, 1893-1895.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-65.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #22 and #24 Grover Cleveland, and the Georgia Historical Society series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is July 3, 1842.
 
Location. 33° 49.613′ N, 84° 34.513′ 
The Mable House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
2. The Mable House
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W. Marker is in Mableton, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Floyd Road (Georgia Route 139) 0.1 miles north of Clay Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5239 Floyd Road, Mableton GA 30126, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smokehouse (here, next to this marker); Historic House (a few steps from this marker); Hearthstone (a few steps from this marker); Historic Mable House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kitchen House (within shouting distance of this marker); Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Corn Crib (within shouting distance of this marker); Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mableton.
 
The Mable House. The marker is barely visible to the right. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
3. The Mable House. The marker is barely visible to the right.
The Mable House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
4. The Mable House Marker
Original outbuildings at the Mable House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, October 3, 2008
5. Original outbuildings at the Mable House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,746 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 4, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jan. 27, 2023