Dalton in Whitfield County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Blunt House
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 155-30.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 45.998′ N, 84° 58.308′ W. Marker is in Dalton, Georgia, in Whitfield County. Marker is on South Thornton Avenue (U.S. 41) 0 miles north of West Emery Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 506 S. Thornton Avenue, Dalton GA 30720, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Campaign for Atlanta: Johnston's Review (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Whitefield The McCarty Neighborhood (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joseph E. Johnston Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tristam Dalton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Western and Atlantic Railroad Depot (approx. half a mile away); African-American Soldiers in Combat (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dalton.
Regarding The Blunt House. The house is now the headquarters of the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society.
The home was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
Categories. • Churches & Religion • Politics • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 18, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.