Cartersville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
John W. Akin
1850 - 1907
“Masonry glories in immortality, plants the acacia on every grave, transforms death into an angel of light, looks on the body as the old clothes the man wore and points upward to his home.”
A great American, a great Southerner, a great Georgian and truly a great Mason.
Erected by Placed by John W. Akin Lodge No. 537 of Taylorsville, GA on its 100th anniversary.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Arts, Letters, Music • Churches & ReligionFraternal or Sororal Organizations • Government & Politics • Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical date for this entry is June 2, 1891.
Location. 34° 10.663′ N, 84° 48.407′ W. Marker is in Cartersville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on North Erwin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 North Erwin Street, Cartersville GA 30120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pierce Manning Butler Young, (1836-1896) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pettit Creek (approx. half a mile away); Home of Sam P. Jones (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Bartow County Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Bartow County (approx. one mile away); Site of Sam Jones' Tabernacle (approx. one mile away); God Bless America (approx. one mile away); Private First Class Jerry Wayne Gentry (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cartersville.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 683 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on February 27, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 7, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.