Near Talking Rock in Pickens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Federal Road Cisca St. Augustine Trail
It became the principal mail and stage coach road along which pioneers settled in the Cherokee Territory.
Erected by Works Progress Administration. (Marker Number 112 C-5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 34° 31.367′ N, 84° 34.25′ W. Marker was near Talking Rock, Georgia, in Pickens County. Marker was on Georgia Route Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 9365 Highway 136, Talking Rock GA 30175, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Site of Carmel (Taloney) Mission Station (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Zell Miller Mountain Parkway (approx. 3.4 miles away); De Soto in Georgia (approx. 8.2 miles away); The Kirby-Quinton Cabin (approx. 8.8 miles away); Oglethorpe Monument (approx. 8.8 miles away); The Old Pickens County Jail (approx. 8.8 miles away); a different marker also named Old Pickens County Jail (approx. 8.8 miles away); Pickens County (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talking Rock.
More about this marker. Text for the missing marker was taken from "The Historical Markers of North Georgia," by Kenneth W. Boyd, published in 1993.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 965 times since then and 83 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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