Old Cross Keys

Old Cross Keys (HM94L)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30319 Dekalb County
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N 33° 53.524', W 84° 19.546'

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Ante-bellum crossroads settlement & Post Office; James Reeve (1792 - 1852) Post Master & merchant. Prior to 1864 the Post Office was removed to a point between Chamblee & Doraville where, name unchanged, it was known as Cross Keys Post Office.

To distinguish the one from the other, this place was called Old Cross Keys & was thus cited in Federal dispatches, maps & reports of military operations here in 1864.

At this point, a brief contact was made between the marching columns of Dodge 16th & Schofield 23d A.C. July 18, both enroute to Decatur from Chattahoochee River crossings.
HM NumberHM94L
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Postal Mail and Philately series.
Marker Number044-7
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 747305 N 3753408
Decimal Degrees33.89206667, -84.32576667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 53.524', W 84° 19.546'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 53' 31.44" N, 84° 19' 32.76" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2140 Johnson Ferry Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30319, US
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