Timeline Stories

Civil War comes to Dalton

Dalton is the Gateway to Civil War Georgia. Dalton is packed with Civil War sites, and related history. In fact, the United States Government recently declared Dalton and Whitfield County [...]

2018-01-16T18:23:18-05:00December 29th, 1861|

Railroad

In the 1840’s plans were drawn up by the Western & Atlantic Railroad to connect the Tennessee River with the Georgia Railroad. Construction of the railroad began in 1848, and [...]

2018-01-16T18:24:09-05:00January 1st, 1840|

Cherokee Natives “Enchanted Lands.”

In the early 1700’s the Cherokee called Dalton “The Enchanted Lands” because of its serenity and beauty. The foothills of the Appalachian Mountains rose in the background, making the area [...]

2018-01-16T18:23:47-05:00December 29th, 1700|