Slave Dwelling

Slave Dwelling (HM29O9)

Location: Sautee Nacoochee, GA 30571 White County
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N 34° 41.191', W 83° 40.562'

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The Nacoochee slave cabin is one of only a few slave dwellings to survive in Georgia. Built on a stacked stone foundation and framed with hand-hewn timbers and lumber bearing the telltale marks of a sash saw, it saw for more than 150 years on the edge of the Old Unicoi Turnpike overlooking the Nacoochee Valley. Believed to have been occupied by the "house servants" of E.P. Williams, this antebellum structure was one of three dwellings occupied by eighteen people enslaved by Williams in 1860. This restored slave swelling is a supporting structure on the National Register of Historic Places.

The restoration of the Nacoochee slave dwelling and development of the African American Heritage Site on the SNCA campus were made possible by numerous private donors and public partners, including:

Appalachian Regional Commission
Georgia Department of Economic Development
Georgia DNR - historic Preservation Division
Georgia Mountain Regional Commission
Tennessee Valley Authority
White County Commission
White County Rotary Club
HM NumberHM29O9
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Date Added Sunday, July 22nd, 2018 at 10:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 254848 N 3841539
Decimal Degrees34.68651667, -83.67603333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 41.191', W 83° 40.562'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 41' 11.46" N, 83° 40' 33.72" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 283 GA-255, Sautee Nacoochee GA 30571, US
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