Rome in Floyd County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1974 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 057-15.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 16.629′ N, 85° 10.815′ W. Marker is in Rome, Georgia, in Floyd County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Veterans Memorial Parkway NE (Loop Georgia Route 1) and Martha Berry Highway Touch for map. The marker and the Original Cabin are located on a private road in "Oak Hill," the Martha Berry estate, near the Martha Berry Museum. An admission fee is charged. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Veterans Memorial Parkway NE, Rome GA 30161, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Martha Berry’s Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chieftains (approx. 0.6 miles away); Major Ridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Berry College (approx. one mile away); De Soto In Georgia (approx. 1.3 miles away); Federal Occupation of Rome (approx. 1.3 miles away); French’s Div. at Rome (approx. 1.3 miles away); Davis’ March to Rome (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rome.
Also see . . . Berry College. Wikipedia entry on Berry College, which grew from the Original Cabin. (Submitted on June 2, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 684 times since then and 53 times this year. Last updated on September 9, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.