The Wire Road

The Wire Road (HMI28)

Location: Reynolds, GA 31076 Taylor County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 39.355', W 84° 10.426'

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The Wire Road, named for a line of telegraph wire once stretched along it, formed a part of the stage highway from Richmond to New Orleans. About 3 miles from the Flint River on this road is the Crowell Methodist Church, founded in 1826, on the site of an Indian Agency. Near the church were stables where fresh horses were kept for stagecoaches. Near Fickling's Mill was an inn where travelers on coaches spent the night. Many noted guests, including General LaFayette, were entertained at the Peter Corbin mansion which stood about a mile from the Flint River on Wire Road.
HM NumberHMI28
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number133-3A
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 11:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 765080 N 3616672
Decimal Degrees32.65591667, -84.17376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 39.355', W 84° 10.426'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 39' 21.30" N, 84° 10' 25.56" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1586 Roberta Hwy, Reynolds GA 31076, US
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