Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
UDC and Kennesaw House
The Kennesaw Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy was organized July 29, 1898, in the parlors of the Kennesaw House on the second floor corner nearest the railroad station. Mrs. R. L. Nesbitt was elected the first president. There were forty women at the meeting. The nucleus of this chapter was the Ladies Memorial Association, formed soon after the close of the war. The nucleus of that association was the Ladies Aid, who had served the armies and soldiers of the Confederacy in field and in camp.
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Comission. (Marker Number 033-110.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 33° 57.163′ N, 84° 33.059′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Depot Street west of W Park Square, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is close to the northwest corner of the Kennesaw House, now the Marietta Museum of History. Marker is in this post office area: Marietta GA 30060, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kennesaw House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Kennesaw House 1916 Glover Machine Works Locomotive (within shouting distance of this marker); Alexander Stephens Clay (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cobb County (about 400 feet away); William Root House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Robert Edward Flournoy, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarke Library Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Landmarks • War, US Civil •
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