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Solomon Goodwin’s Res.

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Solomon Goodwin’s Res. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 13, 2010
1. Solomon Goodwin’s Res. Marker
Inscription. The house on adjacent knoll, built 1831, by Solomon Goodwin (circa 1780-1850), oldest extant house in DeKalb County, was a landmark of Federal military operation in these environs during the summer of 1864.

July 18. Hascall’s div., 23d A.C. having marched from Old Cross Keys & the Samuel House plantation, turned S.E. here to camp at Johnston’s Mill on N. Fork Peachtree Creek. Cox’s div. of the 23d followed Hascall the next day, both divisions having Decatur as their next objective.

Schofield’s 23d A.C. formed the center of the Federal armies moving toward Atlanta on a wide front from the Chattahoochee River.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-12.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 51.45′ N, 84° 20.533′ W. Marker is near Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is on Peachtree Road (Georgia Route 141) 0.1 miles from North Druid Hills Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3931 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta GA 30319, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Solomon Goodwin’s Res. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 13, 2010
2. Solomon Goodwin’s Res. Marker
Looking northeast on Peachtree Road, toward the Samuel House Plantation and Old Cross Keys
. Brookhaven Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oglethorpe University (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Samuel House Plantation (approx. 1½ miles away); Wm. Johnston's Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Cheshire Bridge Road (was approx. 2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Site of Old Cheshire Bridge (approx. 2.3 miles away); 4th A.C. at Buckhead (approx. 2.3 miles away); Sardis Methodist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Solomon Goodwin’s Res. Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 13, 2010
3. Solomon Goodwin’s Res. Marker
Looking southwest on Peachtree Road toward Fort Peachtree and Atlanta
Solomon Goodwin House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 13, 2010
4. Solomon Goodwin House
Today the house, surrounded by valuable commercial property, can barely be seen from Peachtree Road,
Solomon Goodwin’s Residence, Built in 1831 image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 13, 2010
5. Solomon Goodwin’s Residence, Built in 1831
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,343 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 13, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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