Near Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hightower Indian Trail
the Hightower Indian
Trail used by the
Cherokees and by
of other tribes
(On the base)
Erected 1931 by Fielding Lewis Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Location. 34° 2.267′ N, 84° 28.1′ W. Marker is near Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Shallowford Road 0.1 miles west of Sandy Plains Road, on the right when traveling west. 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. Marks Site (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.
More about this marker.
Regarding Hightower Indian Trail. "Hightower" is a American settler mispronunciation of the Cherokee word "Ita Wah" or "Etowah."
Categories. • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.