Tristam Dalton

Tristam Dalton (HM6Y9)

Location: Dalton, GA 30720 Whitfield County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 46.33', W 84° 58.137'

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Tristram Dalton (1732-1817) was born in Newburryport, Mass; graduate of Harvard, 1755: admitted to bar but followed mercantile pursuits.

Delegate to Convention of Committees of New England Provinces, Providence, R. I., 1776; member Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1782-88: Speaker, 1784-85; U.S. Senator 1789-91; Surveyor, Port of Boston, 1814-17.

His grandson, Edward White, laid out the City of Dalton, Ga., donating land for a City park and church sites. The city was named in honor of Senator Dalton and his daughter Mary, mother of Capt. White.
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HM NumberHM6Y9
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number155-29
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 2:23am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 685862 N 3849656
Decimal Degrees34.77216667, -84.96895000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 46.33', W 84° 58.137'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 46' 19.80" N, 84° 58' 8.22" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 114 N Pentz St, Dalton GA 30720, US
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