Old Federal Road

Old Federal Road (HM154G)

Location: Talking Rock, GA 30175 Pickens County
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N 34° 31.183', W 84° 31.4'

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The highway leading right is the Old Federal Road, northwest Georgia's earliest vehicular route. It began on the Cherokee boundary, in the direction of Athens, Georgia and led this was to Tennessee. Permission to open the trace was granted informally by the Indians in 1803 and formally by the 1805 Treaty of Tellico, Tennessee.

This location on the old thoroughfare was a Cherokee settlement known as Sanderstown. It was an early post office and the site of Carmel or Taloney Station, a missionary establishment founded here among the Cherokees in 1821.
HM NumberHM154G
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number112-3A
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 5:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16N E 775677 N 0
Decimal Degrees34.51971667, -84.52333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 31.183', W 84° 31.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 31' 10.98" N, 84° 31' 24" W
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Area Code(s)706, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6414-6416 GA-136, Talking Rock GA 30175, US
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