Rome in Floyd County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Hightower Monument
Daughters of the American
Oct. 10, 1901
to mark the battlefield on
which in Oct. 12, 1793
Gen'l John Sevier
met and conquered
under their leader
Erected 1901 by Xavier Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 12, 1793.
Location. 34° 15.092′ N, 85° 10.624′ W. Marker is in Rome, Georgia, in Floyd County. Marker is at the intersection of Branham Avenue Southwest and South Broad Street SW, on the left when traveling south on Branham Avenue Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 South Broad Street SW, Rome GA 30161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Noble Brothers Foundry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ellen Louise Axson WilsonThe Fallen (about 500 feet away); Here Lies in Honored Glory an American Soldier (about 500 feet away); Vietnam War Memorial (about 600 feet away); The McDougald Family of Georgia (about 600 feet away); Georgia’s Paul Revere (about 600 feet away); Myrtle Hill Cemetery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rome.
Also see . . . Battle of Hightower (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 15, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.