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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Adairsville, Georgia

 
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Location of Adairsville, Georgia
    Bartow County (103)
    Cherokee County (6)
    Cobb County (190)
    Floyd County (23)
    Gordon County (44)
    Paulding County (41)
    Pickens County (11)
    Polk County (9)
 
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1Georgia (Bartow County), Adairsville — Adairsville, Georgia
On Main Street North at Cherry Street, on the left when traveling north on Main Street North.
Adairsville had its beginning in Oothcaloga Valley, two miles north of the present site. It was named for Cherokee Indian Chief John Adair, the son of a Scottish trader and a Cherokee Princess. Adairsville moved in 1848 to Adair Station . . . — Map (db m20005) HM
2Georgia (Bartow County), Adairsville — 008-30 — Barnsley’s
On Barnsley Gardens Road 0.1 miles east of Rock Fence Road, on the right when traveling east.
A unique, ante-bellum plantation, established by Godfrey Barnsley in the 1850’s. Maj. Gen. J. B. McPherson’s H’dq’rs. [US], May 18, 1864. K. Garrard’s cav. [US], via Hermitage, arrived at noon. A detachment (Minty’s brigade) sent S. . . . — Map (db m40812) HM
3Georgia (Bartow County), Adairsville — 008-28 — Federal Armies at Adairsville
On Poplar Springs Road at South Cass Street, on the right when traveling east on Poplar Springs Road.
May 18, 1864, The 4th, 14th & 20th Corps (Army of the Cumberland) [US] together with the 15th &16th corps (Army of the Tennessee) [US] reached Adairsville from Resaca, at noon. Sherman convinced that all of Johnston's forces had gone to Kingston & . . . — Map (db m13235) HM
4Georgia (Bartow County), Adairsville — 008-48 — Historic Trimble House← 2 mi.
On Adairsville Highway (Georgia Route 140) at Poplar Springs Road, on the right when traveling east on Adairsville Highway.
About 2 miles N. is the plantation home of Augustus Crawford Trimble, pioneer settler, member of the Home Guard, and businessman of Adairsville. A son, serving in the 1st Georgia Cavalry under Gen. Joe Wheeler, engaged the enemy on the plantation. . . . — Map (db m12419) HM
5Georgia (Bartow County), Adairsville — 008-27 — Johnston's Army at Adairsville
On Poplar Springs Road at South Cass Street, on the right when traveling east on Poplar Springs Road.
May 18, 1864. The three corps of the Confederate Army, on reaching Adairsville from Resaca, moved by two roads to Cassville. Hood's & Polk's corps marched S. on old U.S.41 Highway: Hardee's corps took direct road to Kingston W. & parallel to the . . . — Map (db m13233) HM
6Georgia (Bartow County), Adairsville — Major John LewisBorn in Va. 1757 — Died in Ga. 1840
On Woody Road 0.1 miles west of Old U.S. 41.
A Revolutionary soldier volunteer under Capt. Marks of Charlottesville, Va. Part of the time he belonged to the regiment that was detailed as a body guard to General LaFayette. He was in all the principle battles fought in New Jersey, Penn. and . . . — Map (db m87052) HM WM
7Georgia (Bartow County), Adairsville — 008-29 — McPherson’s Troops March to Barnsley’s
On Hall Station Road at Rock Fence Road, on the right when traveling south on Hall Station Road.
May 18th, 1864. Logan’s 15th A.C. of the Army of the Tennessee [US] left Adairsville in afternoon, following the 4th & 14th A.C. [US] as far as this point, where it turned S.W. to Barnsley Gardens, where it joined K. Garrard’s Cavalry [US]. . . . — Map (db m40466) HM
8Georgia (Bartow County), Adairsville — 008-2 — Mosteller's Mills
On Poplar Springs Road at South Cass Street, on the right when traveling east on Poplar Springs Road.
Five miles NE on State Highway 140 - a notable plantation and manufacturing center of the 1860's. The Federal 23rd Corps, left wing of Sherman's forces [US] marching southward from Resaca, having crossed at Field's Mill, Coosawattee River, enroute . . . — Map (db m13231) HM
9Georgia (Bartow County), Adairsville — 008-1 — Original Site Adairsville — 1830’s
On Joe Frank Harris Parkway (U.S. 41 at milepost 0), 0 miles south of Miller Ferry Road, on the right when traveling south.
May 17, 1864, Johnston’s forces (CSA) retreated S. From Resaca and paused here on an E. - W. line, the intention being to make a stand against the Federals in close pursuit. Finding the position untenable due to width of Oothcaloga Valley, Johnston . . . — Map (db m87049) HM
10Georgia (Bartow County), Adairsville — The Great Locomotive Chase
On Public Square south of Wood Street, on the right when traveling south.
April 12, 1862: James J. Andrews led Union spies in an espionage scheme to destroy the Western & Atlantic Railroad and thus disrupt a vital supply line for the Confederacy. Andrews' Raiders stole a train, The General, 50 miles south of . . . — Map (db m87053) HM
11Georgia (Gordon County), Adairsville — 064-32 — Cherokee Nation
Near Interstate 75 3 miles north of Georgia Route 140.
During the early 1800’s, northern Georgia was heart of the sovereign, independent Cherokee Indian Nation. By this time Cherokee were the most progressive Indian tribe in North America. In 1821, they became the first American Indians with a written . . . — Map (db m11567) HM
12Georgia (Gordon County), Adairsville — 064-1 — Oothcaloga Valley
On Joe Frank Harris Parkway SE (U.S. 41) at Taylor Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south on Joe Frank Harris Parkway SE.
During the advance of Sherman's forces S. from Resaca, May 16-17, 1864, the (US) 4th, followed by the 14th Corps, marched by this and nearby roads, pursuing Johnston`s forces (CS) which had evacuated Resaca the night before. Newton's Div., leading . . . — Map (db m11021) HM
13Georgia (Gordon County), Adairsville — 064-2 — Site of the Robert C. Saxon House
On Joe Frank Harris Parkway (U.S. 41) at Miller Ferry Road, on the right when traveling south on Joe Frank Harris Parkway.
Otherwise known as the Octagon or Gravel House ~ an eight~sided stone residence, built in 1856, on the knoll east of here. May 17, 1864, a rear guard action between Cheatham’s Div., Hardee’s A. C. and Newton’s 2d Div., 4th A. C. was fought along . . . — Map (db m11056) HM
 
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