Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1956 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-62.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 49.682′ N, 84° 27.241′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on the Atlanta Waterworks pumping station access road 0.3 miles west of Ridgewood Road NW, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. At the replica of Fort Peachtree, located at the City of Atlanta Waterworks pumping station, off Ridgewood Road. The site is currently closed to the public. Marker is at
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Peach Tree (here, next to this marker); Standing Peach Tree (a few steps from this marker); Fort Peachtree, War of 1812 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Montgomery-DeFoor House Site (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ); Johnston’s Army Crossed the River (approx. 0.6 miles away); Montgomery Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle at Moore’s Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Moore's Mill (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Also see . . . Ferries of Cobb County. The Chattahoochee River comprised the eastern border of Cobb County beginning in 1820. It was the last major physical barrier protecting the Cherokee Nation from settlers. Using established fords to cross the river, mostly the crossing at Island Ford on Hightower Road, flatboats started moving men across the river as early as 1819. (Submitted on October 3, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2009, by Clayton Chambers of Senoia, Georgia. This page has been viewed 918 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 1, 2009, by Clayton Chambers of Senoia, Georgia. 2, 3. submitted on January 6, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 4. submitted on October 3, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.