Hopeton-on-the-Altamaha

Hopeton-on-the-Altamaha (HM7TX)

Location: Brunswick, GA 31525 Glynn County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 18.474', W 81° 27.637'

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Home of James Hamilton Couper
?— 1.4 mi. →

Hopeton Plantation, of which Altama is a part, lies about 1.4 miles West of here. A model rice and sugar Plantation of the early 19th century, described in books by several travelers from Europe, Hopeton is best remembered as the home of James Hamilton Couper. "A pioneer in the agricultural and industrial development of Georgia and the South,"James Hamilton Couper was an archaeologist, a geologist, a conchologist, architect and historian — a man whose abilities and accomplishments would be recognized in any time.
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HM NumberHM7TX
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number063-23
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 5:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 456168 N 3463817
Decimal Degrees31.30790000, -81.46061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 18.474', W 81° 27.637'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 18' 28.44" N, 81° 27' 38.22" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4151-4199 Grants Ferry Rd, Brunswick GA 31525, US
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