Near Young Harris in Union County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
One tradition calls it the landing place of a big canoe containing survivors of a worldwide flood, and the heavens are supposed to thunder when a stranger approaches.
Erected by Works Progress Administration. (Marker Number US 76 C-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series list.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 34° 54.638′ N, 83° 52.065′ W. Marker was near Young Harris, Georgia, in Union County. Marker was at the intersection of Young Harris Highway (U.S. 76) and Trackrock Gap Road, on the right when traveling east on Young Harris Highway. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Track Rock Gap (approx. 2 miles away); Brasstown Bald (approx. 4.1 miles away); Union County (approx. 5.7 miles away); Towns County (approx. 6.8 miles away); Byron Herbert Reece (approx. 9.3 miles away); a different marker also named Brasstown Bald (approx. 9˝ miles away); In Memory Our War Dead (approx. 9.7 miles away in North Carolina); Fort Hembree (approx. 9.8 miles away in North Carolina).
More about this marker. The marker has been missing since 2000. As there is no agency in Georgia responsible for the maintenance of WPA markers, it is very unlikely to be replaced.
Also see . . .
1. Track Rock Gap (Union County) - Georgia Historical Markers. Waymarking.com entry on the other former plaque at the site:
"1/25/2012 -- This marker has been removed and replaced by four other markers."A Google Earth view from June 2019 shows no markers at this site. (Submitted on January 27, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
2. Track Rock. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on January 27, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,410 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 3. submitted on September 1, 2014, by William Henry Myers III of Seneca, South Carolina. 4. submitted on March 15, 2010, by Christopher E. Ray of Merritt Island, Florida. 5. submitted on July 3, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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