Great Indian Trading Path

Great Indian Trading Path (HM6G2)

Location: Augusta, GA 30904 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 28.448', W 82° 1.124'

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The colonial Great Indian Trading Path crossed land now a part of Augusta College and followed a part of the present McDowell Street. It was variously called Trading Road, Augusta Road, and the Creek Indian Path. Early platts show it on land owned by Robert Walton, Abia Clay, and Francis Willis.

During the colonial era the Path was Augusta's lifeline of profitable Indian trade; the exchange of English goods for furs brought in from the wilderness. Along this trail and its connections a lively commerce was carried on with tribes westward through Georgia and Alabama, to Mississippi and Tennessee.
HM NumberHM6G2
Year Placed1986
Placed ByNational Society Daughters of the American Colonists, George Walton Chapter
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:27pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 405344 N 3704315
Decimal Degrees33.47413333, -82.01873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.448', W 82° 1.124'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 26.88" N, 82° 1' 7.44" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2301-2331 Mcdowell St, Augusta GA 30904, US
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