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Dahlonega in Lumpkin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Dahlonega Stories

Tavern & Boarding House

 
 
Dahlonega Stories Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Leah Tibbs, September 22, 2018
1. Dahlonega Stories Marker
Inscription.  A tavern & boarding house built on this corner in the 1840s was destroyed by fire in 1923. A gas station operated here in the 1930s and 40s. The Welch family, owners of the Smith House, purchased the vacant lot in 1964 and erected the present Chestatee Village building in 1998. Levels 1 & 2 are leased for retail shops Level 3 is leased as luxury apartments and nightly villa rentals through The Smith House.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1923.
 
Location. 34° 31.93′ N, 83° 59.106′ W. Marker is in Dahlonega, Georgia, in Lumpkin County. Marker is at the intersection of South Chestatee street and West Main Street, on the right when traveling south on South Chestatee street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 S Chestatee Street, Dahlonega GA 30533, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (within shouting distance of this marker); Lumpkin County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Lumpkin Court House (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Lumpkin County Historic Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (within shouting distance of this marker); Hall's Block (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dahlonega.
 
Present Day Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Leah Tibbs, September 22, 2018
2. Present Day Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2018, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 25, 2018, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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