Cartersville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Amos T. Akerman
Erected 2012 by Etowah Valley Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Government & Politics • War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1995.
Location. 34° 9.597′ N, 84° 47.583′ W. Marker is in Cartersville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on South Tennessee Street (Georgia Route 293) 0 miles north of Brook Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cartersville GA 30120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Amos T. Akerman (1821-1880) (within shouting distance Friendship Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tribute on Monument / 38 Names on Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Private First Class Jerry Wayne Gentry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Asa Griggs Candler (approx. 0.4 miles away); Major General Pierce Manning Butler Young, CSA (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rudy York (approx. 0.4 miles away); General William T. Wofford, CSA (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cartersville.
Regarding Amos T. Akerman. The New Georgia Encyclopedia has a biography of Akerson at http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-660
Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 764 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 18, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.