Historic Markers Across Georgia

Cherokee Indian Trail Tree

Marker ID: NSCD 
Location: 663 St. Anns Road, Marietta, GA
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 58.071    W 084° 33.803
  33.96785    -84.56338333
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
Cherokee Indian Trail Tree Marker
Photo by Judith Barber


The Native Americans bent saplings to grow into living "signposts" for traveling Indians. These living markers pointed the way to a water source, a suitable river crossing or a main trail.

Erected 2010 by Nicholas Wallingford Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.