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Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Marks Site

Of Hightower Trail

 
 
Marks Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 8, 2014
1. Marks Site Marker
Inscription.
Cherokee Indians
And
Muster and Drill Ground
Georgia Militia
For Gritter District

 
Erected 1930 by Town Committee, Colonial Dames, Marietta, Ga.
 
Location. 34° 2.267′ N, 84° 28.1′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Shallowford Road 0.1 miles west of Sandy Plains Road. Touch for map. The marker stands on the left of the entrance drive to Carl Harrison Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2653 Shallowford Road, Marietta GA 30066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hightower Indian Trail (here, next to this marker); Power-Jackson Cabin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hightower Trail (approx. 3½ miles away); Marietta Campground (approx. 4½ miles away); Willeo Baptist Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Robert McAfee House (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hightower (Etowah) Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); Garrard’s Cavalry at Roswell (was approx. 5.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
Regarding Marks Site. "Hightower" is a American settler mispronunciation of the Cherokee word "Ita Wah" or "Etowah."
Marks Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 8, 2014
2. Marks Site Marker
A DAR marker for the Hightower Trail is to the right in this photo.

 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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