<———-<<<The highway bearing southeastward is the Old Sunbury Road, one of the longest vehicular routes of post-Revolutionary Georgia. It was opened in the early 1790's from Greensboro via Sparta and Swainsboro to the Town of Sunbury, a port on the Midway River in Liberty County. The trace was noted for its elevated course and small number of water crossings. When Sunbury declined in commercial importance, the thoroughfare lost arterial significance and parts of it were abandoned. From upper Emanuel County southward, however, most of the old way continues in daily use.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 4:11am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 377800 N 3599160|
|Decimal Degrees||32.52305000, -82.30111667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 31.383', W 82° 18.067'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 31' 22.98" N, 82° 18' 4.02" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||478, 912|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2113-2169 GA-57, Swainsboro GA 30401, US|
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