Dahlonega in Lumpkin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Dahlonega Mustering Grounds
The old mustering grounds were the rallying point for troops in the periods of national and state crises. Lumpkin County men met here to join Texans fighting for independence in 1836, to aid U.S. troops in the removing the Cherokees in 1838, and to wage war against Mexico in 1846 - 1848.
Erected 2001 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 093-8.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 32.104′ N, 83° 59.075′ W. Marker is in Dahlonega, Georgia, in Lumpkin County. Marker is on North Grove Street NE (U.S. 19) 0 miles from Hawkins Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dahlonega GA 30533, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chestatee River Diving Bell (c.1875) (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dahlonega Stories (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (about 700 feet away); The Public Square (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hall's Block (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lumpkin County Historic Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Singleton/Wimpy/Gaillard Homeplace (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dahlonega.
Categories. • War, Mexican-American • War, Texas Independence • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,481 times since then and 56 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on July 23, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.