Site: Blake's Mill

Site: Blake's Mill (HM163B)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30345 Dekalb County
Buy Georgia State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 33° 51.7', W 84° 17.2'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
N. Fork Peachtree Creek. West of the road was the ante-bellum structure of a mill owned and operated by John Blake (1798-1854).

July 18, 1864. Blair's 17th A. C. of McPherson's Army of the Tennessee (US Flag), enroute from Roswell to Decatur, camped here ~ where both McPherson and Blair had h'dq'rs. Dodge's 16th A. C. camped 1 mi. N. on the Rainey plantation where some of Sweeny's men fought a sham battle using green apples for bullets.

Logan's 15th A. C. detoured 1.5 mi. N. to join Garrard's cav. at Browning's Court House (now TUCKER), 4 mi. E. of here ~ a move that began the destruction of the Georgia R. R. at Stone Mtn.
HM NumberHM163B
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number044-11
Year Placed1986
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 2:29am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 751011 N 3750131
Decimal Degrees33.86166667, -84.28666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 51.7', W 84° 17.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 51' 42.00" N, 84° 17' 12.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2516-2560 Shallowford Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30345, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?