Near Ellijay in Gilmer County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home of Chief Whitepath
Marker series. This marker is included in the Trail of Tears marker series.
Location. 34° 44.397′ N, 84° 25.235′ W. Marker is near Ellijay, Georgia, in Gilmer County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Route 515 and Whitepath Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 515. Touch for map. There is a small pull off at the marker, heading north on GA-515 just before Whitepath Road. Marker is in this post office area: Ellijay GA 30536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gilmer County War Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Gilmer County (approx. 4.7 miles away); David Bailey Freeman - The Youngest Confederate Soldier (approx. 4.7 miles away); Fort Hetzel (approx. 4.8 miles away); Cartecay Methodist Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); Oakland Academy (approx. 7½ miles away); Ebenezer Baptist Church (approx. 9.3 miles away); Fannin County (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellijay.
Regarding Home of Chief Whitepath. The cabin was moved, in 1995, to the Northeast Georgia History Center at Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia. It was relocated under the direction of Counte Cooley, a descendent of White Path.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . Northeast Georgia History Center article about Whitepath's cabin located there. (Submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Native Americans • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 221 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 21, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.