Scarboro

Scarboro (HM7DJ)

Location: Millen, GA 30442 Jenkins County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 42.833', W 81° 52.6'

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This is one of the older settlements in this part of Georgia having been established sometime prior to 1840 and receiving its name from Enoch or HardyScarborouogh of Screven County. In 1839 it became Station No. 7 on the Central Rail Road and served this one of the very oldest rail roads in the UnitedStates as a refueling station for over 30 years.

During the War Between the States, Gen. Sherman's army (US) camped alongside the railroad here on the night of Dec. 3, 1864. The Scarboro Baptist Church wasorganized in 1854.

About 1/2 mile east of here stands the old Woods' house constructed in part about ten years before the War Between the States.
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HM NumberHM7DJ
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Shermans March to the Sea series.
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Marker Number082-5
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission and the Town of Scarboro
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 10:22pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 417840 N 3619908
Decimal Degrees32.71388333, -81.87666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 42.833', W 81° 52.6'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 42' 49.98" N, 81° 52' 36.00" W
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Area Code(s)478, 706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 106-124 Scarboro Church Rd, Millen GA 30442, US
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