“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Mountain View, Georgia Historical Markers

Jonesboro Threatened Marker image, Touch for more information
By David Seibert, April 12, 2009
Jonesboro Threatened Marker
Georgia (Clayton County), Mountain View — 031-4 — Jonesboro Threatened
August 30, 1864. On receipt of Hardee’s report from Rough and Ready of Federal threats to the M. & W. R. R., at Jonesboro, Hood directed Hardee & S. D. Lee [CS] to come to headquarters. The locomotive N. C. MONROE was sent for them at sunset: Hardee . . . — Map (db m18339) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Mountain View — 031-5 — Rough and Ready
A way station on a stage line from Macon to upper Georgia in the 1840's; Post Office, Apr. 5, 1847 - June 24, 1869. Also, a cotton shipping point - the tavern an eating house for passengers -- after the Macon & Western (Central of Georgia) R.R. was . . . — Map (db m18340) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Mountain View — 031-2 — Rough and Ready Tavern>>>------>
Here stood the Rough and Ready Tavern or Old Bagley House which was at different times a residence, tavern, general store, arsenal & probably headquarters of Gen. Hardee Aug. 30, 1864. To this place, mentioned in “Gone With The Wind,” . . . — Map (db m18342) HM
Georgia (Clayton County), Mountain View — 031-6 — Transfer Point
After the occupation of Atlanta by Federal forces, Sept. 2, 1864, the remaining civilians were required to register for transportation to points north or south as desired. Those electing to go south were carried, with household goods, in army . . . — Map (db m18343) HM

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