Near Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Sandtown Road
1.5 mi. N.W. is the site of old Gilgal Primitive Baptist Ch. (at Due West) -- a landmark of military operations.
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-4.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
Location. 33° 57.249′ N, 84° 39.209′ W. Marker is near Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Due West Road NW and Dallas Highway SW (Georgia Route 120), on Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Darby Plantation (approx. ¼ mile away); Green Plantation (approx. half a mile away); Mud Creek Line (approx. 1.2 miles away); Military Action at Gilgal Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Due West Community (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Gilgal Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle of Pine Knob (approx. 1.4 miles away); Main Confederate Battle Line (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,236 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.