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

McLeod Vault

 
 
McLeod Vault Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 3, 2007
1. McLeod Vault Marker
Inscription.  Built in the style of coastal burial chambers in 1854 by Savannah planter Francis Harris McLeod (1784-1864), an investor in Roswell King's mills. He was the namesake of his grandfather Francis Harris, first Speaker of 1751 Ga. Colonial Assembly. Six family members were entombed within 1857-1891. King lot was for son-in-law Wm. King.
 
Erected by The City of Marietta.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 33° 56.702′ N, 84° 33.024′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Powder Springs Road SE (Georgia Route 360) and Cemetery Street SE, on the right when traveling north on Powder Springs Road SE. The marker and vault are at the west edge of the Marietta City Cemetery. While the marker can be seen from Powder Springs Road, entrances to the cemetery from that street are normally closed off. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founder's Lot William Harris
McLeod Vault and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
2. McLeod Vault and Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Root (about 400 feet away); Slave Lot (about 400 feet away); Rest well, Miss Mattie (about 400 feet away); S. V. Sanford (about 500 feet away); Marietta Confederate Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Confederate Cemetery (about 500 feet away); U.D.C. Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
McLeod Vault and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
3. McLeod Vault and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,161 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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