On Old U.S. 441 at Line Church Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 441.
The Line Baptist Church was constituted Sept. 13, 1802, by Rev. Moses Sanders, Thomas Maxwell and Daniel White.
This church was just over the line between Georgia and Cherokee lands. Meetings couldn’t be held at night, because all white people . . . — — Map (db m40651) HM
On Homer Road (U.S. 441) 0 miles north of Womack Drive, on the right when traveling north.
This line, sometimes called “The Four Mile Purchase Line” was the boundary between Georgia and the Cherokee Nation from 1804 to 1818. It was established when Georgia bought a four mile strip from the Indians so as to take in Wofford’s . . . — — Map (db m40642) HM
On Homer Road (U.S. 441) 0.1 miles north of Womack Drive, on the right when traveling north.
This battle was fought Oct. 12, 1864 between Confederate troops and Union cavalry in the nearby mountain pass.
A Confederate victory saved Habersham county from pillaging by Union troops and camp followers and also saved grain fields for . . . — — Map (db m40640) HM
On Georgia Route 105, 0.3 miles east of Andrews Road, on the right when traveling east.
Leatherwood Baptist Church was established in 1801 at Eastanollee in Franklin County. Many members moved near here, organized this church and named it Leatherwood. Members remaining in Eastanollee reorganized and named their church Eastanollee. Land . . . — — Map (db m40703) HM
On Georgia Route 105 at Carnes Circle, on the right when traveling east on State Route 105.
This marker is a memorial to the Middle River Volunteers, March 4, 1862, who drilled on this road for service before entering Civil War.
Donated by descendants of these soldiers.
Orig Capt Wm P Brown + . . . — — Map (db m41943) HM
On Main Street (Georgia Route 51) at Yonah Homer Road, on the left when traveling east on Main Street.
Banks County was created by Act of Dec. 11, 1858 from Franklin and Habersham Counties. It was named for Dr. Richard Banks (1784-1850), whose reputation as physician and surgeon extended over north Ga. and S.C. Especially noted for treating Indians . . . — — Map (db m40684) HM
On U.S. 441 at Old U.S. 441, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 441.
The boundary between the State of Georgia and the Cherokee Nation established by the Treaty of Augusta, May 31, 1783, ran along here. The line ran “from the top of Currahee mountain to the head, or source, of the most southern branch of the . . . — — Map (db m40659) HM
On Georgia Route 51, 0.1 miles west of Damascus Road (Old Georgia Route 184), on the right when traveling east.
In 1780 a group of people, Garrisons and Wilmonts, met on the top of the hill behind the church, built a platform between two trees, and held a religious meeting. This small gathering, and the statement that it was pleasant to worship on the . . . — — Map (db m16995) HM
On Georgia Route 51, 0.1 miles west of Martin Bridge Road (Georgia Route 63), on the right when traveling west.
Nails Creek Baptist Church, the first Baptist Church in Banks County, was established February 11, 1787. It was the Mother Church of Middle River, Grove Level and Indian Creek. Many descendants of its charter members are active in the work of the . . . — — Map (db m14473) HM
On Hurricane Shoals Park Road, 0.1 miles south of Wheeler Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling south.
On this site in 1882, the original Hurricane Shoals Covered Bridge was completed, spanning some 127 feet at the cost of a mere $1,433. Vandals burned the old bridge in 1972, spoiling a community landmark and transportation corridor that had been in . . . — — Map (db m109855) HM