Historic Markers Across Georgia

Old Montgomery Fy. Rd.

Marker ID: GHM 060-84
Location: 28th St and Wycliff Rd, Atlanta
County: Fulton
Coordinates: N 33° 48.329    W 084° 23.753
  33.805483    -84.39588
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2HEZ
Old Montgomery Fy. Rd.  Marker  


A section of the old Montgomery Ferry Road ran N.W. from Geo. W. Collier´s house (Land Lot 104) & crossed Peachtree Road (below Palisades). This point, on the old rd. is S.W. of the site of the war-time house of Andrew J. Collier which stood until recent years.

Brig. Gen. Clement H. Stevens, [Confederate] commanding a brigade, Walker´s div., Hardee´s A.C. was killed near this spot while ordering the withdrawal of his troops after an unsuccessful assault on Federal forces posted on the high ground north of Collier Road -- in the Battle of Peachtree Creek, July 20, 1864.

GHM 060-84 - Georgia Historical Commission - 1956