—- 2 mi. —->Two miles Northeast of here is the site of old Center Village, or Centerville, settled about 1800 and for many years an important trading center. To this village came the inhabitants of Ware, Pierce, Clinch, Coffee and Appling Counties, bring staple cotton, beeswax, honey, jerked venison, hides, furs, etc., to exchange for flour, sugar, coffee, shot, powder and other commodities they did not produce. Here, too, disputes were settled and sports enjoyed.A regular stop for stage coaches traveling the King`s Road, old Center Village went out of existence after the coming of the railroad.
|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||Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 12:07am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 403767 N 3411501|
|Decimal Degrees||30.83276667, -82.00625000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 49.966', W 82° 0.375'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 49' 57.96" N, 82° 0' 22.50" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4400-4418 E Love St, Folkston GA 31537, US|
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