Dahlonega in Lumpkin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
It is believed that Federal troops also used this station as early as 1830 to guard the gold mines from intruders -- Indians or Whites -- until the question of ownership of the territory was established.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 093-6.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Trail of Tears marker series.
Location. 34° 29.32′ N, 84° 1.198′ W. Marker is in Dahlonega, Georgia, in Lumpkin County. Marker is at the intersection of Autaria Road (Georgia Route 9E) and Tanner Drive, on the right when traveling north on Autaria Road. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Auraria (approx. one mile away); Calhoun Gold Mine (approx. 2.7 miles away); Price Memorial Building Findley Ridge (approx. 3.6 miles away); Dahlonega Stories (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Dahlonega Stories (approx. 3.6 miles away); Singleton/Wimpy/Gaillard Homeplace (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lumpkin County Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dahlonega.
Additional keywords. Gold
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Forts, Castles • Military • Native Americans • Natural Resources •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 868 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 4, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.