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Near Toccoa in Stephens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Traveler's Rest

 
 
Traveler's Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
1. Traveler's Rest Marker
Inscription.  
Traveler’s Rest
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
commemorating and illustrating
the history of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service

1964

 
Erected 1964 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 34° 36.533′ N, 83° 14.333′ W. Marker is near Toccoa, Georgia, in Stephens County. Marker is on Riverdale Road, 0.4 miles north of U.S. 123, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toccoa GA 30577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jarrett Manor (here, next to this marker); Traveler's Rest State Historic Site (here, next to this marker);
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Historic Traveler's Rest (within shouting distance of this marker); "Indian Rock" (within shouting distance of this marker); Slavery at Traveler's Rest (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Tugaloo Town (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel Benjamin Cleveland Monument (approx. 2.6 miles away in South Carolina); Tugalo Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 4 miles away); Paul Anderson (approx. 4.8 miles away); Paul Anderson Memorial Park (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toccoa.
 
Also see . . .  Traveler's Rest. Traveler's Rest is an early tavern and inn located about 6 miles east of Toccoa, Georgia, United States. (Submitted on February 15, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Traveler's Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, February 14, 2013
2. Traveler's Rest Marker
Traveler's Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
3. Traveler's Rest Marker
The marker is mounted on what appears to be an old millstone.
Traveler's Rest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
4. Traveler's Rest Marker
The marker stands in front of Traveler's Rest with two other markers, from the State of Georgia and the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Traveler's Rest image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
5. Traveler's Rest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 31, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on February 15, 2013, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3, 4, 5. submitted on October 31, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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