To The Soldiers Of Fort King George

To The Soldiers Of Fort King George (HM86B)

Location: Darien, GA 31305 McIntosh County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 21.859', W 81° 24.972'

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To the Soldiers of Fort King Georgewho gave their lives in defense ofthe Southern English Frontier inAmerica during the occupation ofthis little outpost from 1721 to 1727and were buried upon this bluff. FortKing George, built on the low ground 200 yards east of here, was the firstEnglish settlement in the land which is now Georgia. More than 140 British soldiers lost their lives in the firstplanned effort to hold the Old Southeastfor English speaking people.
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HM NumberHM86B
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Year Placed1940
Placed ByDepartment of Natural Sources Division of State Parks Historic Sites & Monuments
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 3:12pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 460418 N 3470053
Decimal Degrees31.36431667, -81.41620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 21.859', W 81° 24.972'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 21' 51.54" N, 81° 24' 58.32" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1475-1509 McIntosh Rd, Darien GA 31305, US
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