Chatsworth in Murray County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Chief Vann House
A tempting prize to white men, the Vann House was the scene of a bloody battle between rival claimants in 1834. Deteriorating since, it was purchased in 1952 by a group of public-spirited citizens of Atlanta, Chatsworth and Dalton, and deeded to the Georgia Historical Commission. Restored to its
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 105-4.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society, and the Trail of Tears series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1844.
Location. 34° 45.838′ N, 84° 49.31′ W. Marker is in Chatsworth, Georgia, in Murray County. Marker is on Georgia Route 225, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chatsworth GA 30705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Howard Payne (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Federal Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Springplace Mission (approx. 0.4 miles away); Murray County (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 5 miles away); Mystery Shrouds Fort Mountain (approx. 6˝ miles away); Legends of Fort Mountain (approx. 6˝ miles away); Fort Mountain State Park (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chatsworth.
More about this marker. The marker is located on the grounds of the historic site. The gates are closed when the visitors center is not open.
Also see . . .
1. Chief Vann House Historic Site. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
2. Chief Vann House. The New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
Additional keywords. Trail of Tears
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,816 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. 2. submitted on May 17, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. 8, 9. submitted on February 5, 2018, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.