<—— ——>The Old Coffee Road, earliest vehicular and postal route of this area, crossed here, leading southwestward from the Ocmulgee River via today Lax,Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida Line. The thoroughfare was opened by direction of the State in 1823 under thesuperintendence of General John Coffee and Thomas Swain. As a pioneer way this route played a significant part in the settlement and development ofSouthwest Georgia. Much of the former course remains in daily use.
|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||Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 8:21pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17R E 253587 N 3423299|
|Decimal Degrees||30.91741667, -83.57851667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 30° 55.045', W 83° 34.711'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||30° 55' 2.70" N, 83° 34' 42.66" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101 Coffee Rd, Tinicum Township GA 19029, US|
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