Atlanta in Fulton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fort Peachtree, War of 1812
Erected 1966 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-194.)
Marker series. Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 49.88′ N, 84° 26.937′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Ridgeview Road and Ridgeview Circle, on the right when traveling north on Ridgeview Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atlanta GA 30327, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Standing Peach Tree (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Peach Tree (approx. 0.4 miles away); Montgomery's Ferry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle at Moore’s Mill (approx. half a mile away); Moore's Mill (approx. half a mile away); Montgomery-DeFoor House Site (was approx. ¾ mile away but has been reported missing. ); Montgomery Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); Johnston’s Army Crossed the River (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
Regarding Fort Peachtree, War of 1812. No trace of the original Fort Peachtree exists; a reconstruction of "Fort Peach Tree" stands just over one mile away, at the Atlanta Water Works property. Georgia Historic Marker 060-61, "Fort Peach Tree", is at that location.
Categories. • War of 1812 •
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