Historic Markers Across Georgia

The McCarty Subdivision

Marker ID: GHS  151-3
Location: Willow Park Drive at Walnut Ave, Dalton (Replaced GHS 155-1)
County: Whitfield
Coordinates: N 34° 45.677    W 084° 58.370
  34.761283    -84.972833
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM64FW
The McCarty Subdivision Marker  


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.


Dedicated March 16, 2002