Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Burning and Destruction of Atlanta
Erected for the Civil War 150 commemoration by the Georgia Historical Society and the Georgia Department of Economic Development
Erected 2011 by Georgia Historical Society and the Georgia Department of Economic Development. (Marker Number 60-9.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US CivilGeorgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 33° 45.083′ N, 84° 23.317′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr Drive and Central Avenue SW, on the right when traveling west on Martin Luther King Jr Drive. The marker stands some distance from Martin Luther King Jr Drive, in front of the Georgia Railroad Depot. This is just outside the entrance to Underground Atlanta. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 645 Martin Luther King Jr Drive, Atlanta GA 30314, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Georgia Railroad Freight Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Georgia Railroad Freight Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Immaculate Conception Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Eternal Flame Of The Confederacy (about 500 feet away); Historic Ground (about 600 feet away); John Brown Gordon (about 600 feet away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (about 600 feet away); Transfer of Command (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
More about this marker. There have been protests against the marker's location, and it may be moved.
Also see . . . Video - - Dedication of Marker ::. (Submitted on June 24, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,507 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on April 24, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 19, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.