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Tallapoosa in Haralson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sandtown Trail

 
 
Sandtown Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 6, 2008
1. Sandtown Trail Marker
Inscription. This road was originally the Sandtown Trail traveled by several tribes of Creek Indians. It connected Sandtown on the Chattahoochee River near Atlanta, Ga. with another Sandtown in Tallapoosa Co., Ala. Later became Old Ala. Road over which early white settlers traveled. It was at one time a stage coach route through this section.
 
Erected 1970 by A. J. McBride Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 33° 45.251′ N, 85° 17.564′ W. Marker is in Tallapoosa, Georgia, in Haralson County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Georgia Route 120) and Bowden Street (Georgia Route 100), on the left when traveling west on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tallapoosa GA 30176, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seven Chestnuts (approx. mile away); Historic Tallapoosa (approx. 0.8 miles away); Haralson County (approx. 6.8 miles away); Sacred Harp Singing (approx. 9.5 miles away); First "REA" Substation in Carroll County (approx. 16.9 miles away).
 
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Sandtown Trail Marker in 1991 image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, circa 1991
2. Sandtown Trail Marker in 1991
Rear of Sandtown Trail Marker (Identifying it as a "Historical Marker" image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 6, 2008
3. Rear of Sandtown Trail Marker (Identifying it as a "Historical Marker"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,009 times since then and 114 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on September 9, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on September 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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