———11 mi.→he old town of Sunbury, 11 miles East on this road, was a leading port, said to rival Savannah in commercial importance. It was the first Seat of Justice of Liberty County. Sunbury Academy, established in 1788, was in its time the most famous School in South Georgia. the Rev. Dr. William McWhir, friend of Georgia Washington, was Principal of the Academy for 30 years.
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|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||Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 1:48pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 459026 N 3518278|
|Decimal Degrees||31.79936667, -81.43285000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 47.962', W 81° 25.971'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 47' 57.72" N, 81° 25' 58.26" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 201-349 GA-25, Midway GA 31320, US|
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