Old Williams Mill Rd.

Old Williams Mill Rd. (HMJA1)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30306 Fulton County
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N 33° 46.487', W 84° 20.933'

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The old Williams Mill Rd. crossed the Fulton-DeKalb Co. line here; it was identical with Briarcliff to this point where it continued S.W., crossing Highland at North Avenue.

July 20, 1864. The Fed. 23d A.C., having camped on the Paden plantation (Emory Univ.), moved to the Williams Mill Road — the left of its intrenched line, held by Hascall's div. in the area where Druid Hills M.E. Church stands.

The 23d A.C. faced the outer Confederate defense line along Highland Ave., & when that line was abandoned early the 22d, the corps advanced S.W. to the Augustus Hurt plantation on the old Williams Mill Road.
HM NumberHMJA1
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number060-78
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 2:23am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 745502 N 3740343
Decimal Degrees33.77478333, -84.34888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 46.487', W 84° 20.933'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 46' 29.22" N, 84° 20' 55.98" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 736-774 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta GA 30306, US
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