Near Talking Rock in Pickens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Federal Road Cisca St. Augustine Trail
It became the principal mail and stage coach road along which pioneers settled in the Cherokee Territory.
Erected by Works Progress Administration. (Marker Number 112 C-5.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
Location. 34° 31.367′ N, 84° 34.25′ W. Marker is near Talking Rock, Georgia, in Pickens County. Marker is on Georgia Route 136 one mile north of Connector Georgia Route 136 Connector Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9365 Highway 136, Talking Rock GA 30175, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Carmel (Taloney) Mission Station (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Federal Road (was The Zell Miller Mountain Parkway (approx. 3.4 miles away); De Soto in Georgia (approx. 8.2 miles away); Oglethorpe Monument (approx. 8.8 miles away); Old Pickens County Jail (approx. 8.8 miles away); Pickens County (approx. 8.8 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talking Rock.
More about this marker. Text for the missing marker was taken from "The Historical Markers of North Georgia," by Kenneth W. Boyd, published in 1993.
Categories. • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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