Historic Markers Across Georgia

McCarty Subdivision

Marker ID: GHS 155-1
Location: Willow Park Drive & Walnut Ave., Dalton, GA (Replaced by GHS 151-3)
County: Whitfield
Coordinates: N 34° 45.677    W 084° 58.37
  34.76128333    -84.97283333
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marker has been removed.
Waymark: None


John B. McCarty began laying out a neighborhood here in 1928. By 1950, influential Dalton residents had established one of the city´s earliest subdivisions using New South landscaping. Tudor Revival, Colonial Revival, and Minimal Traditional architectural styles popular in Georgia at the time. This neighborhood housed residents who pioneered and maintained the Dalton textile and carpet industry whose products are used world-wide. McCarty himself was founder of Dalton Spread Laundry, a key business in the evolution of the carpet industry.

155-1 Georgia Historical Society 2002.5