Terry's Mill Pond

Terry's Mill Pond (HM5IJ)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30316 Dekalb County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 44.389', W 84° 19.617'

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The flat area S. was the bed of Terry's mill pond - the impounded waters of Sugar Cr. Tom Terry (1823-1861) operated the grist mill that stood 800 yds. downstream. It was burned by Federal troops July 29, 1864 & was rebuilt and operated some years after the war.

The considerable area of the pond made it a notable landmark in the 1850's-1860's, & further prominence attached because it is cited in military annals recording the movements of Walker's & Bate's divs., Hardee's corps, (CS) to the battlefield of July 22, 1864, which indicate that Gen. Walker was killed near the upper end of the mill pond.
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HM NumberHM5IJ
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number044-52
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 7:25am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 747635 N 3736517
Decimal Degrees33.73981667, -84.32695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.389', W 84° 19.617'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 23.34" N, 84° 19' 37.02" W
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Area Code(s)770, 404, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1846-1850 Glenwood Ave SE, Atlanta GA 30316, US
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