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Marietta in Cobb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Cherokee Indian Trail Tree

 
 
Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, December 1, 2011
1. Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker
Inscription. The Native Americans bent saplings to grow into living “signposts” for traveling Indians. These living markers pointed the way to a water source, a suitable river crossing or a main trail.
 
Erected 2010 by Nicholas Wallingford Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Location. 33° 58.071′ N, 84° 33.803′ W. Marker is in Marietta, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on St. Anns Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 663 St. Anns Road, Marietta GA 30064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Oakton" (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Residence of Alice McLellan Birney (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Archibald Howell Home (approx. 0.8 miles away); Johnston's Line East of Kennesaw (approx. 0.9 miles away); Atlanta - Prize of War (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dueling Cannons (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tribute to Georgian Generals (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Atlanta Campaign (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marietta.
 
Categories. Native Americans
 
Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy Menzies, February 28, 2013
2. Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker
This is one of several Trail Tree markers found on Ivy Mountain just off Hwy. 197 north of Clarkesville, GA. All of the trees we found are facing 120 degrees S, SE.
Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy Menzies, February 282013
3. Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker
This tree is located on Ivy Mountain just off Hwy. 197 north of Clarkesville, GA. This tree is one of several Trail Trees in this area.
Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, December 1, 2011
4. Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker
The trail tree with bent limb.
Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, December 1, 2011
5. Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker
Another view of the trail tree.
unmarked Cherokee Indian Trail Tree image. Click for full size.
By Steven Olson, October 17, 2015
6. unmarked Cherokee Indian Trail Tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 5, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,140 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 5, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2013, by Judy Menzies of Clarkesville, Georgia.   4, 5. submitted on December 5, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   6. submitted on October 17, 2015, by Steven Olson of Hayesville, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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