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OLD FEDERAL ROAD DRIVING TOUR
Georgia's Old Federal Road was a primary route of transportation in north georgia from 1805 to the 1860s. This road played an important part in state history covering four historic periods:
Early 1800's: U.S.-Cherokee Nation relations
1829: Georgia's Gold Rush near Dahlonega
1838: "Trail of Tears" involving the Cherokees' forced re-location
1863-64: Civil War Battles of Chickamauga and Atlanta
This road was a traveler's home away from home dotted with a myriad of destinations including stores, taverns, post offices, churches, Cherokee homes, schools, railroad depots and military forts. To learn more about this unique and historical tour click on Old Federal Road Driving Tour. (PDF)
ITUNES TRAVEL AND HISTORY
Welcome to the route of the Old Federal Road. In 1805, The United States and the Cherokee Nation agreed in the Treaty of Tellico to establish the Federal Road through Cherokee territory. This Driving Tour should help interested parties drive along or close to the route of the Federal Road. Driving the tour takes about 3.5 hours. Click here to listen to the four Old Federal Road Driving Tours.