Old Savannah Road

Old Savannah Road (HM757)

Location: Statesboro, GA 30461 Bulloch County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 32.741', W 81° 43.382'

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The highway crossing here is the Old Savannah Road, one of the earliest vehicular routes west of the Ogeechee River. It led from Savannah to the Rock Landing on the Oconee, to the south of the present Milledgeville. there it connected with the main course of the noted Lower Creek Trading Path from Augusta to the Creek Indians of western Georgia. Opening of this lower stretch of the old road was authorized by the State in 1777. When Milledgeville was made the capital, the thoroughfare was extended to that place. Most of the original course remains in current use.
HM NumberHM757
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number016-5
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 8:49am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 432112 N 3601153
Decimal Degrees32.54568333, -81.72303333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 32.741', W 81° 43.382'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 32' 44.46" N, 81° 43' 22.92" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6644 Co Rd 474, Statesboro GA 30461, US
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