Cornelia in Habersham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Indian War Trail
This divide was formerly the boundary line between the Cherokee and Creek Nations and along this ridge ran the Indian War Trail from Cherokee settlements on the Upper Tugalo to what is now Atlanta. A branch went southeast into the Creek Nation.
This trail was the route to “Chopped Oak” where the Indians once cut a gash in an oak tree for each scalp.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 068-2.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Natural Features • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 34° 30.421′ N, 83° 31.425′ W. Marker is in Cornelia, Georgia, in Habersham County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 129/441) and Dolston Street, on the left when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cornelia GA 30531, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Hilliard Almond Wilbanks (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Narrows (approx. 1.3 miles away); “Hawkins Line” (approx. 1.3 miles away); Home of Johnny Mize (approx. 4.1 miles away); John Robert Mize (approx. 4.2 miles away); Piedmont College (approx. 4.2 miles away); Middle River Volunteers (approx. 4.4 miles away); Leatherwood Baptist Church (approx. 4.6 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on July 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,730 times since then and 128 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 24, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.