The Blackshear Road

The Blackshear Road (HM9A2)

Location: Eastman, GA 31023 Dodge County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 12.247', W 83° 11.078'

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At this point the highway was originally known as the Blackshear Road. It was planned and cut out in 1815 by Major Elijah Blackshear and a company of Georgia Volunteer Militia. This road gained fame as the alternative route used by General David Blackshearduring his defense of the threatened invasion of the Southern border of Georgia in the War of 1812
HM NumberHM9A2
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series.
Marker NumberGA 87 F-6
Placed ByWorks Progress Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 8:20am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 294086 N 3565153
Decimal Degrees32.20411667, -83.18463333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 12.247', W 83° 11.078'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 12' 14.82" N, 83° 11' 4.68" W
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Area Code(s)478, 229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 806-5700 Oak St, Eastman GA 31023, US
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