Cedartown in Polk County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Rockmart, thirteen miles to the east, has textile mills that give the area much employment and a large payroll, and as well is the center of portland cement production.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 115-1A.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #11 James K. Polk, and the Georgia Historical Society series lists.
Location. 34° 0.81′ N, 85° 15.329′ W. Marker is in Cedartown, Georgia, in Polk County. Marker is on Prior Street 0 miles west of South Main Street (Georgia Route 1), on the right when traveling west. The marker stands in front of the Polk County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Prior Street, Cedartown GA 30125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least Ivy Ledbetter Lee (within shouting distance of this marker); Sterling Holloway (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Big Spring Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trail of Tears Cherokee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgia School for the Deaf (approx. 7.9 miles away); Site of Bluffton (approx. 10.9 miles away in Alabama); Davis & Dodge at Peek’s Spring (approx. 11.3 miles away); Logan’s 15th Corps at Swaintown (approx. 11.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedartown.
Also see . . . Polk County tourism site. (Submitted on September 15, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 574 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 14, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.