“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Acworth, Georgia

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Marietta is the county seat for Cobb County
Acworth is in Cobb County
      Cobb County (244)  
      Bartow County (151)  
      Cherokee County (8)  
      Douglas County (3)  
      Fulton County (515)  
      Paulding County (43)  
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1 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — A Road More Traveled/The Dixie Highway in Acworth
A Road More Traveled – To meet the demands of an automobile nation on the move, the Dixie Highway connected a web of existing roads and created the first north-south highway in the United States. The highway linked seven states between Michigan . . . Map (db m227673) HM
2 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — AcworthA Railroad Town
With the opening of the Cherokee territory in the early part of the nineteenth century, settlers moved into the northwest portion of Cobb County. However, it was the construction of the Western & Atlantic Railroad in the early 1840s that saw . . . Map (db m227695) HM
3 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — 033-31 — Dallas – Acworth Road
June 2, 1864. The rt. of Johnston’s Dallas - New Hope line -- a short distance E. of road, was held by Bate’s Div. of Hardee’s Corps [CS] after being pressed back by Fed. 23d A. C. June 3. Walker’s Div. of Hardee, prolonged Bate’s line N. E., . . . Map (db m17015) HM
4 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — 033-33 — Hood & Hardee Withdraw E. to R.R.New Hope & Gilgal Church Road.
June 2-4, 1864. Hood’s A.C. was posted 1 mi. W. & Hardee’s A. C. was aligned along Dallas - Acworth rd., N. 1.5 mi to Burnt Hickory rd. - Confederate center & rt. These corps withdrew, along with rest of Johnston’s forces [CS], when the Federal 23d . . . Map (db m17016) HM
5 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — 033-32 — James Foster HouseOld Burnt Hickory Road
On June 2, 1864 pressure on right of Johnston’s line [CS] by 23rd A. C. [US] forced the rt. of Hardee’s Corps [CS] E. of the Dallas - Acworth road, enabling Schofield [US] to gain a position near the Foster House. Failing to get promised support . . . Map (db m17003) HM
6 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — Peters-Davenport Housecirca 1838
Dr. James Peters built his family’s homestead here. The original house was a very early version of a two-room frame structure with two doors and two chimneys. Outbuildings included a barn, well, privy, and summer kitchen. The original rooms had 10" . . . Map (db m30655) HM
7 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — 033-29 — Site ~ Mason’s Bridge
June 4, 1864. Ireland’s (3d) Brigade, Geary’s (2d) Div., 20th A.C., [US] seized, repaired & held Mason’s Bridge, which had been wrecked by Confederate forces retreating eastward. June 6. The Army of the Cumberland, [US] commanded by Maj. Gen. . . . Map (db m60588) HM
8 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — 033-30 — Site of Old Allatoona Church
Extreme left of Federal line on the Dallas - New Hope front where Johnston’s & Sherman’s forces had been in daily conflict since May 25, 1864. June 3. Hovey’s (1st) Div., 23d A. C. [US] drove Armstrong’s cavalry [CS] from the road, thereby . . . Map (db m30259) HM
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9 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — Stephen D. Cowen FarmsteadCirca 1840
Occupied by S. D. Cowen ca. 1858 to 1900 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of InteriorMap (db m228030) HM
10 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — The Old Acworth Hotel
“It is recognized as the best hotel on the road from New York to New Orleans.” – Roving reporter, Atlanta Herald, 1872
Serving as Acworth's only hotel for decades, the Litchfield House, later known as the . . . Map (db m227701) HM
11 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — The Railroad at Acworth, Georgia
With the construction of the Western & Atlantic Railroad in the early 1840s, a new community grew at this location. Originally known as Northcutt Station, the town was renamed Acworth. A United States Post Office was established here in 1844. A . . . Map (db m227694) HM
12 Georgia, Cobb County, Acworth — 033-34 — The Wm. Nickols House Reported missing
Hardee’s Corps [CS] marched by this road to points S. of New Hope Ch., from Stegall's Station (Emerson) May 23, 24, 1864. Hood’s Corps [CS] followed Hardee’s, May 24, 25, from Etowah River (at R. R. Bridge), reaching New Hope Ch. in time to check . . . Map (db m206288) HM
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Jul. 21, 2024