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.
HM NumberHM6Y9
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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
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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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