Georgia Institute of Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology (HMABI)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30313 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 46.348', W 84° 23.726'

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Established by Act of the General Assembly Oct. 13, 1885; site selected Oct. 20, 1886.
Administration Building erected, 1887.
First session, Oct. 7, 1888.

In July, August, 1864, this site was occupied by one of a series of forts connected by rifle-pits which 12 mi. in extent, encircled Atlanta. During siege operations the city was defended by Gen. Hood's Army of Tennessee.

Opposing this sector were the 4th and 20th Corps of the Federal Army of the Cumberland posted in the area between 10th and 14th Sts. The siege began July 22d and ended August 25.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-99B
Year Placed1994
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 6:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 741197 N 3739976
Decimal Degrees33.77246667, -84.39543333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 46.348', W 84° 23.726'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 46' 20.88" N, 84° 23' 43.56" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2053 Cherry St NW, Atlanta GA 30313, US
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