Forks of the Old Federal Road

Forks of the Old Federal Road (HMMM2)

Location: Chatsworth, GA 30705 Murray County
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N 34° 41.834', W 84° 44.135'

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The Old Federal Road, leading across the Indian Country from the Cherokee boundary, in the direction of Athens, branched at this point toward Knoxville and Nashville. The right turn led northward into Tennessee via Chatsworth and Tennga, while the left fork bore northwestward via Spring Place and Rossville.

Formal permission for the white people to use this way was granted by the Cherokees in the 1805 Treaty of Tellico, Tenn.

This thoroughfare, following the course of an early trading path to Augusta, became northwest Georgia's first vehicular and postal route.
HM NumberHMMM2
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number105-9
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 8:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 707409 N 3841802
Decimal Degrees34.69723333, -84.73558333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 41.834', W 84° 44.135'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 41' 50.04" N, 84° 44' 8.10" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2586-2698 Old Hwy 411, Chatsworth GA 30705, US
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