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The Chattahoochee River Line Preservation Plan 

 

View the plan:

The Thomason & Associates web site

 

 Last Public Meeting, July 8, 2014

South Cobb Community Center

620 Lions Club Drive, Mableton, GA 30126

 

Where is the

Chattahoochee River Line Battlefield?

 

 This project is sponsored by the

 Mableton Improvement Coalition

 funded with a grant from the

National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program

 For more information contact Robin Meyer

 

 


 

Special 150th Anniversary

Chattahoochee River Line Lecture & Tour

 

Saturday, July 5, 2014

11 am Lecture at

Lewis A. Ray Library

followed with a guided tour by

The River Line Historic Area

Board Member, Michael Shaffer, at

Shoupade Park

 

 

See calendar for details.

    


 

        

    The Marietta Daily Journal

news article - July 16, 2013 

Residents Want Mableton Battlefield

 Turned into a Public Nature Park

   

   How do we convert our

River Line community battlefield remains into

historic nature preserves with public access?

 

Shoupade Park

  A battlefield park owned by Cobb County

 


 

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Historic Marker Unveiling Invitation.doc

 

You are invited

 to join friends, neighbors and descendants of the Turner and Sewell Families for the unveiling

 of a historic marker at the

Turner-Sewell Cemetery.

 

The new historic marker highlights the pioneer Turner Family and their 19th Century influence in SE Cobb County as ferry operators across the Chattahoochee River. 

 

1 P.M. - 3 P.M. 

 Refreshments ~ Socializing ~ Cemetery Tours

Historic Marker Unveiling 

1490 Veterans Memorial Hwy SE, Mableton  30126

 

   


 

  NEW in 2014! 

 

 Arcadia Publishing Images of America

SMYRNA

   Smyrna

 $21.99

Books available

at the Smyrna Museum

 or

 Arcadia Publishing

  

     

      


 

 

The River Line Historic Area

 Civil War Sesquicentennial

Movie

 

 

produced by Thorne Winter

Thorne's Attic Entertainment

www.ThornesAttic.com

 

Hire Thorne Winter for your movie production

Call 678-641-1152

 

 


 

 "For Sale"  

Historic Landmark 

 

Hooper-Turner House

 

Buyer's Guide with floor plans

1632 sq. ft. finished

646 sq. ft. unfinished space

  

 

5811 Oakdale Rd., Mableton, GA 30126

  

 

 House Plans

 

Existing and conceptual floor plans

 

View an exterior conceptual plan

 

Interior Photos 

Front Entry Living Room 

Side Door Entrance

Dining Room

Kitchen

Pantry

Bedroom

Bedroom Closets

Bathroom

Hallway

 

contact riverlinega@gmail.com

 


 

Do you live in

The River Line Historic Area?

 

 

 

click here for map

  

All contiguous 40 acre land lots

west of the Chattahoochee River

with River Line earthworks on the

Cobb County Civil War

 trench inventory map

 are included in

The River Line Historic Area.

   

click here to see RLHA

neighborhoods of distinction 

 

 


   

The Shoupades

A Worldwide Exclusive!

 


Model of a Civil War Shoupade fortification

 

   

    The River Line Historic Area derives its name from Johnston's River Line,

a 6 to 7 mile line of Civil War trenches

 and forts along the Chattahoochee River 

named after

Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston,

who authorized its construction.


    Johnston's River Line

 is particularly significant due to its unique fortifications called Shoupades,

a worldwide exclusive to Cobb County designed by Confederate Brigadier General Francis A. Shoup.


    The Cherokee Indians occupied

 the land that would become

 Cobb County during the

1832 land lottery,

then populated by

 European farmers

 and evolving into the

diverse culture of today.