Old Sunbury Road

Old Sunbury Road (HM5O4)

Location: Midway, GA 31320 Liberty County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 48.325', W 81° 25.844'

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The highway entering here is the Sunbury Road which once served as an arterial vehicular route from the interior of Georgia to the town of Sunbury, a former leading port and educational center, located 11 miles to the eastward on the Midway River. The stretch from this area to Sunbury was opened about 1760. In the early 1790`s the thoroughfare was extended to Greensboro via Swainsboro and Sparta. the old was was noted for its elevated course and few stream crossings. The route declined in importance when Sunbury lost commercial significance.
HM NumberHM5O4
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number089-8
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 2:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 459229 N 3518948
Decimal Degrees31.80541667, -81.43073333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 48.325', W 81° 25.844'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 48' 19.50" N, 81° 25' 50.64" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 70 GA-25, Midway GA 31320, US
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