Old Federal Road

Old Federal Road (HMA23)

Location: Jasper, GA 30143 Pickens County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 28.137', W 84° 25.815'

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From Tate through Jasper to Talking Rock, this highway coincides closely with the course of the Old Federal Road, northwest Georgia's first vehicular way which linked Tennessee and Georgia across the Cherokee Country. Permission to open the route was granted informally by the Indians in 1803 and confirmed in a treaty of 1805.

Emigrants from the lower Southeast followed this course into Tennessee and Alabama. It became the first postal route of this section and was used by travellers in reaching the gold fields of North Georgia.
HM NumberHMA23
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number112-4
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historic Marker
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 9:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 736027 N 3817151
Decimal Degrees34.46895000, -84.43025000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 28.137', W 84° 25.815'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 28' 8.22" N, 84° 25' 48.90" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 50 N Main St, Jasper GA 30143, US
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