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Rome in Floyd County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Hightower Monument

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 11, 2021
1. Battle of Hightower Monument
Inscription.  
This tablet was placed here by
Xavier Chapter
Daughters of the American
Revolution
Oct. 10, 1901
to mark the battlefield on
which in Oct. 12, 1793
Gen'l John Sevier
met and conquered
the Indians
under their leader
King Fisher

 
Erected 1901 by Xavier Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution 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 Wilson
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 11, 2021
2. Battle of Hightower Monument
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(about 500 feet away); The 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 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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May. 11, 2021