Near Dawsonville in Dawson County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Appalachian Trail
”Remote for detachment, narrow for chosen company, winding for leisure, lonely for contemplation, it beckons not merely north and south, but upward to the body, mind and soul of man.”
Erected 1976 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 042-2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 33.474′ N, 84° 14.981′ W. Marker is near Dawsonville, Georgia, in Dawson County. Marker is at the intersection of Top of the Falls Road and Amicalola Park Road, on the right when traveling north on Top of the Falls Road. Touch for map. The marker is located in front of the Visitor Center at
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Springer Mountain (approx. 5.1 miles away); Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 7½ miles away); Oakland Academy (approx. 9½ miles away); Cartecay Methodist Church (approx. 10 miles away); Old Federal Road (approx. 11½ miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (was approx. 11.9 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Pickens County (approx. 12 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 12 miles away).
Categories. • 20th Century • Natural Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,470 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 13, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.