Site of Inn

Site of Inn (HMN30)

Location: Monticello, GA 31064 Jasper County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 18.222', W 83° 40.986'

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On the site of the Post Office stood a large, white-columned, three-storied house known as the Stage Coach Inn. Horses for the coaches were changed here and stabled across the road from the inn. As the coach approached Monticello, the coachman blew a loud blast on his horn for each passenger so the cook would know how many guests to expect for supper. A large mural in the present Post Office shows the inn, a coach and early scenes of the town. The first Monticello Post Office was in the Glover house which stands at the division of the Eatonton and Macon highways. The tin mail slot remains in the kitchen wall of this old house.
HM NumberHMN30
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number079-5
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 12:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 250181 N 3688169
Decimal Degrees33.30370000, -83.68310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 18.222', W 83° 40.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 18' 13.32" N, 83° 40' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)706, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 145 E Washington St, Monticello GA 31064, US
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