Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 033-109.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 57.173′ N, 84° 33.064′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Marietta Station Walk NW near Depot Street NW, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Depot St, Marietta GA 30060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. UDC And Kennesaw House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Kennesaw House 1916 Glover Machine Works Locomotive (a few steps from this marker); Cobb County (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Root House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarke Library Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cherokee Treaty (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Edward Flournoy, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Also see . . .
1. About the Kennesaw House. (Submitted on July 14, 2007.)
2. Stealing the General. 2007 book by Russell S. Bonds on Amazon.com. “The true story of the boldest adventure of the Civil War.” “On April 12, 1262—one year to the day after Confederate guns opened on Fort Sumter and started the Civil War—a tall, mysterious smuggler and self-appointed Union spy named James J. Andrews and nineteen infantry volunteers infiltrated North Georgia and stole a steam engine called the General. Racing northward at speeds approaching sixty miles an hour, cutting telegraph lines and destroying track along the way, Andrews planned to (Submitted on August 8, 2007.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2007, by Michael Cruce of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,137 times since then. Last updated on September 14, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on September 14, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Michael Cruce of Marietta, Georgia. 3, 4. submitted on September 14, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 5. submitted on July 14, 2007, by Michael Cruce of Marietta, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.