Spring Bank

Spring Bank (HM8JA)

Location: Kingston, GA 30145 Bartow County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 15.484', W 84° 57.64'

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Ante-bellum plantation and residence of the Rev. Charles Wallace Howard, where he established a private school.

May 18, 1864. Hardee A.C. [CS] moved from Adairsville to Kingston on this road enroute to Cass Station. May 19, the 4th and 14th A.C. [US] followed, occupying Kingston, to which point all the rest of the army had been directed by Sherman under the false impression that Johnston forces had retreated there.

The stirring events of locality are ably set forth by Frances Thomas Howard in her book "In and Out of the Lines."
HM NumberHM8JA
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number008-32
Year Placed1986
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 9:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 687771 N 3792652
Decimal Degrees34.25806667, -84.96066667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 15.484', W 84° 57.64'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 15' 29.04" N, 84° 57' 38.40" W
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Area Code(s)770, 706, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 159 Hall Station Rd NW, Kingston GA 30145, US
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