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Wm. G. McAdoo's Birthplace - GHM 033-10 - Cobb Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 33° 54.458 W 084° 36.211
16S E 721573 N 3754500
Quick Description: Located at the house on top of a hill, Powder Springs Rd just east of GA 360 junction. From 360, turn on to John Ward Rd and then right in to the shopping Center, then left on to a small drive off the shopping center entrance and up the hill.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 4/16/2008 1:38:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM3KKP
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 12

Long Description:

Wm. G. McAdoo's


The house atop hill was one of few battlefield houses surviving military operations of the Kennesaw Campaign.

McAdoo ownership was Jan. 6, 1863 - Feb. 3, 1864. Here, Oct. 31, 1863 was born the Hon. Wm. G. McAdoo, Secy. of the Treasury, 1913 - 1918; Candidate Dem. presidential nomination; 1924, 1828. U.S. Senator, California, 1933-1939.

Place was named MELORA during McAdoo occupancy. S.B. Oatman owned it at time of Battle of Kolb's Farm.

033-10 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1952



Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 033-10

Date: 1952

Sponsor: Not listed

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