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Georgia Institute of Technology
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lazer
N 33° 46.372 W 084° 23.724
16S E 741199 N 3740021
Quick Description: A marker comemrating and telling about the history of the institution.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2007 8:36:13 PM
Waymark Code: WM2DDG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 28

Long Description:
Established by Act f the General Assembly Oct. 13, 1885: site selected Oct. 20, 1886. Administration Building erected, 1887. First session, Oct. 7, 1888.

In July, August 1864, this site was occupied by one of a series of forts connected by rifle-pits which 12 mi. in extent, encircled Atlanta. During siege operations the city was defended by Gen. Hood's Army of Tennessee. Opposing this sector were the 4th and 20th Corps of the Federal Army of the Cumberland posted in the area between 10th and 14th Sts. The siege began July 22d and ended August 25.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 060-99B

Date: Not listed

Sponsor: Not listed

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