Darien Waterfront

Darien Waterfront (HM1D92)

Location: Darien, GA 31305 McIntosh County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 22.066', W 81° 26.124'

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Throughout the 19th century sailing shipsdocked at wharves along this waterfronton either side of the present bridge to loadwith plantation goods. Primarily rice andSea Island cotton, lumber and naval stores.This activity made Darien one of the leadingseaports on the southern coast. Port activitywas interrupted for several years when thewaterfront was burned during the destructionof Darien by Union forces in 1863.
HM NumberHM1D92
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 458594 N 3470442
Decimal Degrees31.36776667, -81.43540000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 22.066', W 81° 26.124'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 22' 3.96" N, 81° 26' 7.44" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 24 N Walton St, Darien GA 31305, US
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