Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Where Atlanta Began
Erected 1992 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 060-173.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
Location. 33° 45.413′ N, 84° 23.544′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Marietta Street and Spring Street NW, on the right when traveling east on Marietta Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Marietta Street, Atlanta GA 30303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1998 Shining Light Award (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Winecoff Fire (approx. ¼ mile away); The Eternal Flame Of The Confederacy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fulton County (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dr. John S. Pemberton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Georgia Railroad Freight Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Georgia Railroad Freight Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Burning and Destruction of Atlanta (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,224 times since then and 80 times this year. Last updated on September 22, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.