Rough and Ready

Rough and Ready (HMC14)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30354 Clayton County
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N 33° 38.744', W 84° 23.417'

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A way station on a stage line from Macon to upper Georgia in the 1840's; Post Office, Apr. 5, 1847 - June 24, 1869. Also, a cotton shipping point - the tavern an eating house for passengers — after the Macon & Western (Central of Georgia) R.R. was constructed in 1846.

After Federal forces left off siege operations on the Atlanta, Aug. 25, 1864, they moved in a wide swing to the S. To counter this moved, Hardee's A.C. [CS] was shifted to a line W. of here, between East Point & Thames' Mill & Gen. Hardee set up a command post at Rough and Ready, 1 P.M. Aug. 30, to observe this latest Federal threat to the M. & W. R. R.
HM NumberHMC14
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number031-5
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 10:20pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 742030 N 3725931
Decimal Degrees33.64573333, -84.39028333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 38.744', W 84° 23.417'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 38' 44.64" N, 84° 23' 25.02" W
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Area Code(s)404, 770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4000 Old Dixie Rd, Atlanta GA 30354, US
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