The Army of Tennessee [CS] abandoned Atlanta Sept. 2, 1864, moved to Lovejoy, then to Palmetto, Sept. 19. Most of the Army entrenched 3 miles N. Gen. John B. Hood had headquarters here from Sept. 19 to 29, 1864. Pres. Jefferson Davis visited here . . . — — Map (db m22044) HM
Palmetto was named by a member of the Palmetto Guards, a Regiment from South Carolina enroute to the Mexican War. This was in appreciation of the hospitality shown them by the community while encamped here in January, 1847 — — Map (db m26267) HM
The first Baptist Church established in Campbell County in 1828, it became the mother church for many Western and Fairburn Baptist Association churches. James Rainwater (1795 - 1871) was the first known pastor, serving for 26 years, and is buried in . . . — — Map (db m61617) HM
Buried here are Willis P. Menefee and his mother Nancy Collier Menefee (Feb. 6, 1771 – Dec. 2, 1852).
Major Menefee donated his land for businesses, schools, parks and the Palmetto Methodist Church and gave all land necessary for the . . . — — Map (db m60990) HM