First Paving

First Paving (HMI0V)

Location: Griffin, GA 30224 Spalding County
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N 33° 11.851', W 84° 13.058'

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Spalding was the first County between Chicago and Miami on the old Dixie Highway with a concrete highway running from county line to county line. A demonstration strip, completed Jan. 30, 1919, from the city limits of Griffin to and along the front of the Georgia Experiment Station, was the first paving outside a city on the route. That same year the people of Spalding County voted a bond issue of $350,000 to complete the paved highway to the county lines in both directions. Dedication for the completed highway was held in September, 1920. County Commissioners were J. E. Wallace, chairman, C. L. Elder and W. A. Jester.
HM NumberHMI0V
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number126-10
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 4:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 759377 N 3676633
Decimal Degrees33.19751667, -84.21763333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 11.851', W 84° 13.058'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 11' 51.06" N, 84° 13' 3.48" W
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Area Code(s)770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2596-2634 Macon Rd, Griffin GA 30224, US
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