De L Aigle Brick Yards

De L Aigle Brick Yards (HMPK9)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 27.857', W 81° 57.441'

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In 1808, Nicholas de L Aigle, a Frenchrefugee established brick yards 1/4 milesouth which furnished Augusta withbuilding bricks for 75 years. River claywas "pugged" to the right consisteneyin a cylindrical vat by a stone turned with mule-power, and hand-mouldedinto bricks which were air-dried, builtinto kilns, and fired. Many old housesin Augusta and elsewhere in Georgiaand the Carolinas are built of thesebricks.
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HM NumberHMPK9
Series This marker is part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series
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Marker NumberUS1 A 11
Placed ByWorks Progress Administration (WPA), State of Georgia
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 2:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 411038 N 3703169
Decimal Degrees33.46428333, -81.95735000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.857', W 81° 57.441'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 51.42" N, 81° 57' 26.46" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700-798 3rd St, Augusta GA 30901, US
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