Jasper in Pickens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Federal Road
Emigrants from the lower Southeast followed this course into Tennessee and Alabama. It became the first postal route of this section and was used by travellers in reaching the gold fields of North Georgia.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 112-4.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 34° 28.137′ N, 84° 25.815′ W. Marker is in Jasper, Georgia, in Pickens County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street and Stegall Drive, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jasper GA 30143, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At Pickens County (a few steps from this marker); Old Pickens County Jail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oglethorpe Monument (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 1.6 miles away); Georgia Marble Company and the Village of Tate (approx. 4˝ miles away); Site of Carmel (Taloney) Mission Station (approx. 6.4 miles away); The Zell Miller Mountain Parkway (approx. 7.1 miles away); Federal Road Cisca St. Augustine Trail (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jasper.
Also see . . . Old Federal Road. This Link tells about the history of the Old Federal Road and route through northwest Georgia. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,001 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 20, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.