Varnell in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Historic Varnell Home
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 155-32.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1864.
Location. 34° 53.963′ N, 84° 58.59′ W. Marker is in Varnell, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on South Spring Street (Georgia Route 201) 0.1 Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Varnell GA 30756, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Federal Road (approx. 1.7 miles away); Joseph Standing Monument (approx. 2 miles away); Military Operations in Crow Valley (approx. 2.3 miles away); Harris' Gap (approx. 2.6 miles away); Campaign for Atlanta Began Here (approx. 2.7 miles away); 4th Corps' Route to Tunnel Hill (approx. 3 miles away); Prater’s Mill Store (approx. 3.2 miles away); Prater’s Mill and The Civil War (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Varnell.
Regarding Historic Varnell Home. The Varnell Home still exists, now owned by the City of Varnell. At this time (2011) only the brick walls stand, with no porch or roof, as it is being completely restored. All work is being done by prisoners from the Georgia Department of Corrections, which has reconstructed or restored a number of public buildings in Georgia. While they are working on the house a Corrections Officer requested that no photos be taken of the house, which will be used as a museum when completed.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,158 times since then and 161 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.