Tennga in Murray County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Federal Road
Rights to open the trace were granted informally by the Cherokees in 1803 and confirmed by the Treat of Tellico, Tenn. in 1805. Prior to that period the thoroughfare served as an Indian trading path to Augusta.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 105-10.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
Location. 34° 58.917′ N, 84° 44.067′ W. Marker is in Tennga, Georgia, in Murray County. Marker is on U.S. 411, 0.3 miles north of Liberty Church Road Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tennga GA 30751, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McNair's Stand (approx. 1.6 miles away in Tennessee); Ocoee Dam #1 (approx. 9.2 miles away in Tennessee); Ocoee No. 1 (approx. 9.2 miles away in Tennessee); a different marker also named Ocoee No. 1 (approx. 9.2 miles away in Tennessee); Civil War "No Man's Land" (approx. 10.7 miles away in Tennessee); Red Clay Council Ground (approx. 11 miles away in Tennessee); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 11½ miles away); Cotton Gin (approx. 12.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 650 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on August 1, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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