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Near Kingston in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Historic Price House

 
 
Historic Price House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 26, 2005
1. Historic Price House Marker
Inscription. 2.5 mi. N.E. is the antebellum house of Col. Hawkins F. Price; State Senator 1857-1865; Mem. Ga. Secession Convention.

A landmark of military operations near Cassville, where both Gen. Daniel Butterfield & Gen. Hooker (20th A.C.) [US] had headquarters May 19, 1864.

Hooker had been ordered from Adairsville to Kingston, on false reports that Johnston [CS] had retreated there. S. of the price house Hooker discovered that Johnston had gone to Cassville.
 
Erected 1952 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 15.53′ N, 84° 53.345′ W. Marker is near Kingston, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is on Law Road 1.2 miles north of Kingston Highway (Georgia Route 293), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 172 Law Road, Kingston GA 30145, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gravelly Plateau & Two Run Creek (approx. 1.7 miles away); Site - Cherokee Baptist College (approx. 1.8 miles away); Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville
Historic Price House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
2. Historic Price House Marker
(approx. 1.9 miles away); Site - Cassville Female College (approx. 1.9 miles away); Noble Hill Rosenwald School (approx. 2 miles away); Site of Cassville (approx. 2.2 miles away); Town Of Cassville (approx. 2.2 miles away); Confederate Dead (approx. 2.5 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker was origially located on Ga 293, the old US Highway 411. At some time apparently in the 1970s or '80s it was moved to the yard of a private residence. The house is no longer standing.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,369 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on November 11, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1. submitted on November 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on November 11, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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