Address: 2 mi. W of Marietta, Marietta, Georgia. County/parish: Cobb.
Park name: Kennesaw Mountain. 2 contributing buildings. 2 contributing sites. 10 contributing objects.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places October 15, 1966.
Kennesaw Battlefield Park preserves a Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign, and also contains Kennesaw Mountain. It is located at 905 Kennesaw Mountain Drive, between Marietta and Kennesaw, Georgia. The name "Kennesaw" derives from the Cherokee Indian "Gah-nee-sah" meaning "cemetery" or burial ground. The area was designated as a U.S. historic district on October 15, 1966.(read more...)
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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000063