Ways Station

Ways Station (HM10T0)

Location: Richmond Hill, GA 31324 Bryan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 56.667', W 81° 18.583'

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In 1856, the Savannah, Albany & Gulf R.R. was built across the nearby Ogeechee River into Bryan County. Near this site a train depot was built, which came to be known as "Ways No. 1 ½" for William J. Way, the first station master and a local rice planter on lands through which the railroad passed. A settlement grew up in the section between the railroad tracks and the Crossroads just to the west. It came to be called Ways Station, a designation that lasted until 1941 when the name of the community was changed to Richmond Hill.
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HM NumberHM10T0
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByCoastal Bryan Heritage Trail
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 10:31pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 470727 N 3534320
Decimal Degrees31.94445000, -81.30971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 56.667', W 81° 18.583'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 56' 40.02" N, 81° 18' 34.98" W
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Area Code(s)229, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10104 Ford Ave, Richmond Hill GA 31324, US
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