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Dixie Highway
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The Dixie Highway carried early auto tourists from the Midwestern US and Canada to Florida. When the US highway system was established, most of this system was absorbed into the nascent numbering system, some were not. Over time, much of it has been renamed, and the remaining named portions are like an incomplete puzzle. This category is an effort to fill in those missing pieces, connecting what time and progress have severed.
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Image for The Strand Theatre -- Marietta GAview gallery

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Dixie HighwayThe Strand Theatre -- Marietta GA

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Tourists and locals would have used the Dixie Highway to get to Marietta's grand Strand theatre downtown

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/23/2017

last visited: 8/19/2018

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Dixie HighwayGlover Park -- Marietta GA

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Glover Park, established in the 1850s, would have been a lovely respote from the rigors of early US automobile travel on the Dixie Highway

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/23/2017

last visited: 8/19/2018

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Dixie HighwayThe Big Chicken

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The Big Chicken in Marietta, Georgia has become more then just an advertising ploy, it is an important local landmark and has even been used by our military.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/18/2007

last visited: 7/25/2014

Image for Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park -- Marietta GAview gallery

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Dixie HighwayKennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park -- Marietta GA

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The Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park was established in 1917 along old US Hwy 41 near Marietta GA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/23/2017

last visited: 4/8/2022

Image for The Varsity Drive-In -- Atlanta GAview gallery

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Dixie HighwayThe Varsity Drive-In -- Atlanta GA

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The original Varsity Drive In, opened 1928 along the Dixie Highway in downtown Atlanta, is a American auto culture culinary icon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/27/2017

last visited: 8/20/2018

Image for Cass-Grocery - Cassville, GAview gallery

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Dixie HighwayCass-Grocery - Cassville, GA

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Cass-Grocery along the old Dixie Highway in Cassville, Ga. Cass-Grocery is located at the intersections of Cassville Rd and Joree Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/25/2008

last visited: 10/25/2008

Image for Abandoned Oothkalooga Creek Bridge - near Adairsville, GAview gallery

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Dixie HighwayAbandoned Oothkalooga Creek Bridge - near Adairsville, GA

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This branch piece of road and the abandoned bridge once over Oothkalooga Creek. The bridge is now a true tombstone to the once glorious highway

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 12/13/2014

last visited: never

Image for First County to Pave The Dixie Highway from County Line to County Lineview gallery

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Dixie HighwayFirst County to Pave The Dixie Highway from County Line to County Line

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First county line to county line concrete paved section of the Dixie Highway was Spalding County Georgia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/25/2008

last visited: 11/3/2011

Image for The Cohutta Drive-In Theatre-South of Dalton, Georgiaview gallery

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Dixie HighwayThe Cohutta Drive-In Theatre-South of Dalton, Georgia

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The Cohutta Drive-In Theatre no longer exists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SearchN

location: Georgia

date approved: 4/14/2008

last visited: never

Image for Chickamauga National Battlefield Park -- Ft. Oglethorpe GAview gallery

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Dixie HighwayChickamauga National Battlefield Park -- Ft. Oglethorpe GA

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The Chickamauga National Battlefield Park is located in Ft. Oglethorpe GA along the US 27 -- the "Battlefield Route" split of the western division of The Dixie Highway

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: 5/10/2022

Image for Iowa State Monument -- Rossville GAview gallery

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Dixie HighwayIowa State Monument -- Rossville GA

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The Iowa Monument honoring her sons who fought at the Battle of Missionary Ridge stands along the Dixie Highway/US 27/Lafayette Road in Rossville GA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

Image for GA-TN Border -- US 27/Rossville Road/Dixie Highway/Old Federal Road, Rossville GA-Chattanooga TNview gallery

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Dixie HighwayGA-TN Border -- US 27/Rossville Road/Dixie Highway/Old Federal Road, Rossville GA-Chattanooga TN

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The Dixie Highway crossed into GA at this spot. Before the Dixie Highway, this crossing was on the Old Federal Road. After the Dixie: US 27/Rossville Rd crosses here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/7/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

Image for Five Armies Memorial -- Rossville Blvd/Dixie Highway/US 27, Chattanooga TNview gallery

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Dixie HighwayFive Armies Memorial -- Rossville Blvd/Dixie Highway/US 27, Chattanooga TN

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Two tall stone columns with bronze plaque dedicate this segment of the Dixie Highway to the five armies that marched through here from the Civil War to WWII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: 8/3/2017

Image for Headquarters of the Dixie Highway Association -- Chattanooga TNview gallery

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Dixie HighwayHeadquarters of the Dixie Highway Association -- Chattanooga TN

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The city of Chattanooga was the site of the first national meeting of the Dixie Highway Association and the site of the DHA National Headquarters

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/23/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

Image for Hamilton County Courthouse -- Chattanooga TNview gallery

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Dixie HighwayHamilton County Courthouse -- Chattanooga TN

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The Hamilton County Courthouse in downtown Chattanooga, 2 blocks east of the Dixie Highway, would have been a great place for early travelers to stop for a picnic

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: 3/20/2021

Image for Spanish American War Cannon -- Chattanooga TNview gallery

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Dixie HighwaySpanish American War Cannon -- Chattanooga TN

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A cannon captured during the Spanish American War and given to the City of Chattanooga in 1900 is an interesting curiosity a few blocks off the Battlefield Route of the Dixie Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

Image for Fountain Square Firefighter Memorial -- Chattanooga TNview gallery

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Dixie HighwayFountain Square Firefighter Memorial -- Chattanooga TN

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A landmark in Chattanooga since 1887, this unique park and fountain stands just a few blocks off the Dixie Highway

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/28/2017

last visited: 8/2/2017

Image for Judge M.M. Allison Memorial - State Highway 27- Marion County, TNview gallery

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Dixie HighwayJudge M.M. Allison Memorial - State Highway 27- Marion County, TN

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This memorial is in appreciation to Judge M.M. Allison, President of the Dixie Highway Association.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member PrognosticatingPedologist

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/2/2007

last visited: 9/18/2017

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