Landmark in Georgia RailroadingOn March 10, 1834, a group of Athens men met in this house, then the home of Mr. James Camak, to accept the charter of the Georgia Railroad Company and to organize the corporation. At this meeting Mr. Camak was elected its president, and he soon began a tour of the State building up interest in the railroad and explaining its purpose. Camak served as president for two years and played an important part in blazing the way for the future success of the company.
|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, September 18th, 2014 at 12:06am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 279741 N 3760225|
|Decimal Degrees||33.95950000, -83.38370000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 57.57', W 83° 23.022'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 57' 34.20" N, 83° 23' 1.32" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300-398 N Finley St, Athens GA 30601, US|
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