Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Bridge

Franklin D. Roosevelt Memorial Bridge (HMEJQ)

Location: Pine Mountain, GA 31822 Harris County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 50.443', W 84° 48.559'

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Pine Mountain Scenic Highway & this bridge, spanning historic King's Gap, are living monuments to President Roosevelt's abiding interest in the natural features of Warm Springs' environs. He, personally, selected the location of this road atop Pine Mtn. & with Federal funds available, forwarded construction.

King's Gap, a natural break in the Pine Mtn. barrier, was the site of an early settlement on the stage route between Newnan & Columbus. King's Gap Post Office functioned from May 16, 1829 to October 7, 1856. Bridge and Scenic Highway were built, 1934-1938.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number072-8
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 705032 N 3635755
Decimal Degrees32.84071667, -84.80931667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 50.443', W 84° 48.559'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 50' 26.58" N, 84° 48' 33.54" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 Roosevelt Ln, Pine Mountain GA 31822, US
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