Isom's Ferry

Isom's Ferry (HM64W)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30328 Fulton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 55.263', W 84° 25.328'

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Chattahoochee River, at mouth of Soap Cr., .75 mi. N.W., operated in the 1860`s by James Isom. Federal Army records cite it variously as Isham's Ford or Fy., Phillip's Fy., Cavalry Fd. The first of the Federal troops to pass the river was Cox`s div., Schofield's 23d A.C. which crossed at Isom's July 8, & was aligned on this ridge parallel to the river & covering the ferry. Hascall's div. joined July 11 & by the 14th the adjusted corps line connected with the left of Howard's 4th A.C. along the ridge of Mt. Vernon Rd. near Crossroads Ch.John Heard (1835-1931) took over Isom`s Ferry in 1868 & operated it until 1890.
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HM NumberHM64W
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number060-8
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 8:15am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 738310 N 3756395
Decimal Degrees33.92105000, -84.42213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 55.263', W 84° 25.328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 55' 15.78" N, 84° 25' 19.68" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 921 Heards Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta GA 30328, US
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