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

McLeod Vault

 
 
McLeod Vault Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 3, 2007
1. McLeod Vault Marker
Inscription. Built in the style of coastal burial chambers in 1854 by Savannah planter Francis Harris McLeod (1784-1864), an investor in Roswell King´s mills. He was the namesake of his grandfather Francis Harris, first Speaker of 1751 Ga. Colonial Assembly. Six family memberes were entombed within 1857-1891. King lot was for son-in-law Wm. King.
 
Erected by The City of Marietta.
 
Location. 33° 56.702′ N, 84° 33.024′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is at the intersection of Powder Springs Road SE (Georgia Route 360) and Cemetery Street SE, on the right when traveling north on Powder Springs Road SE. Touch for map. The marker and vault are at the west edge of the Marietta City Cemetery. While the marker can be seen from Powder Springs Road, entrances to the cemetery from that street are normally closed off. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30008, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founder's Lot William Harris (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Root (about 400 feet away); Slave Lot (about 400 feet away); Rest well, Miss Mattie
McLeod Vault and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
2. McLeod Vault and Marker
(about 400 feet away); S. V. Sanford (about 500 feet away); Confederate Cemetery (about 500 feet away); U.D.C. Confederate Soldiers Monument (about 500 feet away); This Little Cannon (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USCemeteries & Burial Sites
 
McLeod Vault and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, December 25, 2008
3. McLeod Vault and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,078 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 11, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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