The Mitchell House

The Mitchell House (HMJTZ)

Location: Mableton, GA 30126 Cobb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 48.673', W 84° 34.313'

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Ante-bellum res. of Wiley Martin Mitchell

— 1800 - 1857 —

Cited in Official Records of the Atlanta Campaign, 1864, as the "Widow Mitchell" house. A key position of the Federal right wing in military operations on the Sandtown rd. during the retreat of Johnston's forces S. from Kennesaw to the Chattahoochee River. McPherson's Army of the Tennessee [US] occupied this intersection of the Sandtown & Turner's Ferry roads, July 5-9. From this strategic position, demonstrations made toward crossings at & below Turner's Ferry, signified an intention to outflank Johnston's River line [CS].
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number033-67
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 3:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 724751 N 3743875
Decimal Degrees33.81121667, -84.57188333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 48.673', W 84° 34.313'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 48' 40.38" N, 84° 34' 18.78" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770, 404
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5841 Mableton Pkwy SW, Mableton GA 30126, US
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