Near Ringgold in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Federal Road
This thoroughfare became the earliest vehicular way of northwest Georgia, the first postal route of this section, and an important emigrant trace to the West.
Erected 1996 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 023-7.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 34° 54.342′ N, 85° 4.595′ W. Marker is near Ringgold, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is at the intersection of Catoosa Parkway (Georgia Route 2) and Chattanooga Road (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling east on Catoosa Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ringgold GA 30736, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Stone Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stone Church And Catoosa Station (about 300 feet away); Trail of Tears Memorial (about 300 feet away); Cherokee Springs Confederate Hospital (approx. 0.9 miles away); Catoosa Springs Confederate Hospitals (approx. 1.3 miles away); Confederate General Patrick Cleburne's Emancipation Proposal (approx. 1˝ miles away); General Patrick R. Cleburne Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ringgold.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,480 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on October 6, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.