Peachtree Trail

Peachtree Trail (HM7E9)

Location: Kennesaw, GA 30152 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 59.084', W 84° 34.716'

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The Indians knew this trail as the route from the heart of the Cherokee Nation to Standing Peachtree, Creek village that grew into a trading post and fort just south of the Chattahoochee. Pioneers who used Montgomery's Ferry at Standing Peachtree called this the Peachtree or Montgomery Ferry Road. Confederate and Federal troops fought along this route in 1864. Advent of automobiles and tourist travel made this road the Dixie Highway, later known as U.S. Highway 41.

The Indian planned well—his trail straightened and widened, is now a busy four-lane road, a key national highway.
HM NumberHM7E9
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number033-112
Year Placed1959
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Comission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:30am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 723676 N 3763106
Decimal Degrees33.98473333, -84.57860000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.084', W 84° 34.716'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 5.04" N, 84° 34' 42.96" W
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Area Code(s)678, 404, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1321-1355 Old 41 Hwy NW, Kennesaw GA 30152, US
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