Near Talking Rock in Pickens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Carmel (Taloney) Mission Station
Rev. Proctor remained in that portion of the Cherokee Nation now Tennessee and started a new mission. Carmel continued in existence until 1839.
Erected 1962 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 112-5.)
Marker series. Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 31.15′ N, 84° 31.417′ W. Marker is near Talking Rock, Georgia, in Pickens County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Route 136 and Ellijay Road (Georgia Route 382), on the right when traveling east on State Route 136. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Talking Rock GA 30175, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Federal Road (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); The Zell Miller Mountain Parkway (approx. 1.6 miles away); Federal Road Cisca St. Augustine Trail (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oglethorpe Monument (approx. 6.3 miles away); Old Pickens County Jail (approx. 6.3 miles away); Pickens County (approx. 6.3 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 6.4 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talking Rock.
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 16, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,104 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.