Site of the Robert C. Saxon House

Site of the Robert C. Saxon House (HM747)

Location: Adairsville, GA 30103 Gordon County
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N 34° 24.082', W 84° 56.102'

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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 this road. Eight Tenn. Regts. of Wright's, Maney's and Vaughan's brigades posted here, defended it during several hours of musketry and artillery fire, withdrawing at midnight. Burned by 73d Illinois Regt. next day.
HM NumberHM747
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number064-2
Year Placed1998
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 9:37pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 689808 N 3808593
Decimal Degrees34.40136667, -84.93503333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 24.082', W 84° 56.102'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 24' 4.92" N, 84° 56' 6.12" W
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Area Code(s)770, 706, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3779 GA-3, Adairsville GA 30103, US
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