Major Ridge

Major Ridge (HM9S4)

Location: Rome, GA 30161 Floyd County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 16.617', W 85° 10.215'

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Principal Chief of the Cherokee Tribe of Indians, moved to this spot about 1794 and built this dwelling. Modernized by later owners.

His ferry & trading post made this farm a tribal center. Here was negotiated final treaty for the Cherokee removal, 1835 - 1838
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HM NumberHM9S4
Series This marker is part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series
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Year Placed1936
Placed ByWorks Progress Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 11:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 668433 N 3794379
Decimal Degrees34.27695000, -85.17025000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 16.617', W 85° 10.215'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 16' 37.02" N, 85° 10' 12.90" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000-1020 Heritage Park Trail, Rome GA 30161, US
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