Conyers in Rockdale County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sherman at Conyers
About noon on the 17th, Gen. Sherman and his staff stopped at the home of Mrs. Scott, in Conyers, where he learned from Augusta papers dated the 13th that his secret plan of operation had not yet been divined.
Erected 1985 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 122-4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 33° 39.922′ N, 84° 1.063′ W. Marker is in Conyers, Georgia, in Rockdale County. Marker is on Green Street SW 0 miles east of Travis Street SW, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located in the median of the drive entering the Conyers-Rockdale Library. Marker is at or near this postal address: 864 Green Street, Conyers GA 30012, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. “Fightiní Joe” Wheeler (a few steps from this marker); Conyers Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockdale County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rev. Henry Quigg, D.D. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Conyers Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hightower Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 6.8 miles away); Rebecca Latimer Felton (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Conyers.
More about this marker. This marker, originally located less than one-half mile east on Green Street, replaced an earlier marker of the same name. That marker had been located on US 278 prior to the construction of Interstate 20.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 9, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 9, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.