Slave Cabin

Slave Cabin (HM2CHG)

Location: Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 Glynn County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 9.554', W 81° 23.311'

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This tabby slave cabin of Retreat Plantation, now the Sea Island Golf Course, was one of eight cabins that stood in this area, known as New Field. The slaves who lived here tilled the Sea Island cotton fields nearby. Each of these cabins was 48 x 18 ft. with a partition and a chimney in the center. They stood about 300 feet apart and were shaded by beautiful live oak trees. Retreat Plantation, originally the property of the Spalding family, was sold to Major William Page whose daughter. Anna Matilda Page, married Hon. Thomas Butler King, M.C.
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HM NumberHM2CHG
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 19th, 2018 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 462971 N 3447314
Decimal Degrees31.15923333, -81.38851667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 9.554', W 81° 23.311'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 9' 33.24" N, 81° 23' 18.66" W
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Area Code(s)912
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1550 Frederica Rd, Saint Simons Island GA 31522, US
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