Site - Lacy Hotel

Site - Lacy Hotel (HM2XJ)

Location: Kennesaw, GA 30144 Cobb County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 1.421', W 84° 36.909'

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Eastward across R. R. stood the 2-story frame hotel, leased by George M. Lacy in 1859 — an eating house for passengers on the State-owned railway until June 9, 1864, at which time the Federal forces occupied Big Shanty.April 12, 1862, the Andrews Raiders [US] seized the locomotive "General" while train crew & passengers were breakfasting at the hotel.Fortified by a stockade, it housed a Federal garrison from June 9 to Oct. 3, 1864, when it was recaptured by Confederate forces. Reoccupied by Federal troops it was maintained as a R. R. blockhouse until abandoned & burned by them, Nov. 14.
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HM NumberHM2XJ
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number033-41
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 6:41am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 720198 N 3767347
Decimal Degrees34.02368333, -84.61515000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.421', W 84° 36.909'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 25.26" N, 84° 36' 54.54" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2876 N Main St, Kennesaw GA 30144, US
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