Historic Markers Across Georgia



Wm. G. McAdoo's Birthplace



Marker ID: GHM 033-10
Location: Powder Springs Rd just east of Ga 360 junction
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 54.462    W 084° 36.212
  33.907700    -084.603533
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3KKP
Wm. G. McAdoo's Birthplace Marker  



Text:

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



 

 

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