De L Aigle Brick Yard

De L Aigle Brick Yard (HMPKA)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 27.915', W 81° 57.315'

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In 1808, Nicholas de L' Aigle, a Frenchrefugee, established brick yards 1/4 milesouth which furnished Augusta with buildingbrick for 75 years. River clay was "pugged"to the right constency in a cylindrical vat by a stone turned with mule-power andhand-moulded into bricks which wereair-dried , built into kilns, and fired. Many old houses in Augusta and elsewhere inGeorgia and the Carolinas are built ofthese bricks.
Series This marker is part of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series
Marker NumberUS 1 A11
Placed ByWorks Progress Administration (WPA), State of Georgia
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 12:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 411234 N 3703274
Decimal Degrees33.46525000, -81.95525000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 27.915', W 81° 57.315'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 27' 54.90" N, 81° 57' 18.90" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 Watkins St, Augusta GA 30901, US
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