Conyers in Rockdale County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sherman at Conyers
About noon on the 17th, Gen. Sherman and his staff stopped at the home of Mrs. Scott, in Conyers, where he learned from Augusta papers dated the 13th that his secret plan of operation had not yet been divined.
Erected 1985 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 122-4.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society, and the Sherman’s March to the Sea series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is October 17, 1864.
Location. 33° 39.922′ N, 84° 1.063′ W. Marker is in Conyers, Georgia, in Rockdale CountyTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 864 Green Street, Conyers GA 30012, 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. “Fightin’ Joe” Wheeler (a few steps from this marker); Conyers Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockdale County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rev. Henry Quigg, D.D. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Conyers Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hightower Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); Lynching in America / Mob Violence in Lithonia (approx. 6.1 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conyers.
More about this marker. This marker, originally located less than one-half mile east on Green Street, replaced an earlier marker of the same name. That marker had been located on US 278 prior to the construction of Interstate 20.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,345 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.