Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Battles for Atlanta
Erected for the Civil War 150 Commemoration by the Georgia Historical Society, the Georgia Battlefields Association and the Georgia Department of Economic Development
Erected 2010 by Georgia Historical Society, the Georgia Battlefields Association and the Georgia Department of Economic Development. (Marker Number 51-8.)
Topics and series. This historical War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 33° 46.017′ N, 84° 21.317′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker can be reached from Carter Center South Parking Lot 0 miles north of Freedom Parkway Eastbound (Connector Georgia Route 42 Connector Road). The marker is located at the edge of the Carter Center parking lot, off eastbound Freedom Parkway, near the walkway to the Carter Center. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Augustus Hurt Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Augustus Hurt House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sightless Among Miracles (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stanley's Sector (approx. 0.2 miles away); National NuGrape Company (approx. 0.4 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. half a mile away); The DeGress Battery (approx. half a mile away); The Troup Hurt House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
More about this marker. The marker is numbered in error (51 would be Effingham County); it seems likely the number should be 60-8.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,247 times since then. Last updated on October 23, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 3, 4. submitted on October 23, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.