>>>———>On May 4, 1865, Jefferson Davis arrived in Washington, Georgia (178 miles NE of the Park), where he performed his last duties as President of the Confederate States of America. Shortly thereafter, with a small staff and escort, he departed enroute to the trans-Mississippi Department where, supported by those Confederate forces not yet surrendered, he hoped to negotiate a just peace.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 3:17am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 261946 N 3483631|
|Decimal Degrees||31.46298333, -83.50541667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 31° 27.779', W 83° 30.325'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||31° 27' 46.74" N, 83° 30' 19.50" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1087-1099 Love Ave, Tifton GA 31794, US|
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