Historic Markers Across Georgia



Fort Hetzel 1838 - 1868



Marker ID: GHM 
Location: 15 Oak Street, Ellijay, GA
County: Gilmer
Coordinates: N 34° 41.098    W 084° 28.387
  34.68496666    -84.47311666
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Fort Hetzel
1838 — 1868


In 1838, 1100 Cherokee Indians
were assembled at this site in
preparation for the evacuation
to Oklahoma Territory on
The Trail of Tears



 

 

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