Historic Markers Across Georgia

Mazie Whitfield Nelson (Side 1)

Marker ID: SCA 
Location: Smyrna Memorial Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Smyrna
County: Cobb
Coordinates: N 33° 53.007    W 084° 30.897
  33.88345    -84.51495
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2FH6
Mazie Whitfield Nelson (Side 1)  Marker  


Jan. 1, 1890 - Feb. 2, 1977

From her birth home just across the railroad track on Gilbert Street, Mazie Whitfield Nelson watched the growth of downtown Smyrna from a village of less than 400 when she was born on New Year´s Day in 1890, to a community of over 20,000 when she died. In her youth, downtown flourished as the commercial center of an agricultural economy. From 1905 to 1945 it was served

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