Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
UDC and Kennesaw House
The Kennesaw Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy was organized July 29, 1898, in the parlors of the Kennesaw House on the second floor corner nearest the railroad station. Mrs. R. L. Nesbitt was elected the first president. There were forty women at the meeting. The nucleus of this chapter was the Ladies Memorial Association, formed soon after the close of the war. The nucleus of that association was the Ladies Aid, who had served the armies and soldiers of the Confederacy in field and in camp.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-110.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Landmarks • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is July 29, 1864.
Location. 33° 57.163′ N, 84° 33.059′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Depot Street west of W Park Square, on the left Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kennesaw House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Kennesaw House (here, next to this marker); 1916 Glover Machine Works Locomotive (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Stephens Clay (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cobb County (about 400 feet away); The Manning Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); African Americans at the Root House (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Root House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
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