Near Pine Log in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Author of "A Circuit Rider's Wife" and many other books and articles, lived from 1913 until her death in 1935.
The most productive years of her career were spent in a picturesque log cabin, which, according to legend, was once the home of a Cherokee Indian chief.
Born at Elberton in 1869, she married the Rev. Lundy Howard Harris at the age of 17. From her experiences as the wife of an itinerant Methodist minister she later drew her literary material.
Erected 1997 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 008-13.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & Religion • Native Americans • Women. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1913.
Location. 34° 22.343′ N, 84° 45.665′ W. Marker is near Pine Log, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on Mount Pleasant Road, 1.7 miles Georgia Route 140, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rydal GA 30171, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Historic Mount Pleasant Church (approx. Ύ mile away); Pine Log Church Historic District (approx. 2.6 miles away); Old Pine Log Indian Town (approx. 5.7 miles away); Old Sonora P.O. Now Sonoraville (approx. 6 miles away); Historic Trimble House (approx. 8.9 miles away); Big Spring (approx. 9 miles away); Cherokee Nation (approx. 9.3 miles away); Mosteller's Mills (approx. 9.4 miles away).
Also see . . . Cora Harris. New Georgia Encyclopedia website entry (Submitted on November 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,992 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on April 17, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.