Dover in Screven County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 124-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 35.455′ N, 81° 42.262′ W. Marker is in Dover, Georgia, in Screven County. Marker is at the intersection of Statesboro Highway (U.S. 301) and Scarboro Highway / Effingham Highway (Georgia Highway 17), on the right when traveling east on Statesboro Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover GA 30424, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The March to the Sea (here, next to this marker); Cooperville Union Meeting House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old Savannah Road (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sherman's Advance (approx. 3.5 miles away); First County Seat (approx. 8.8 miles away); Skirmish at Statesboro (approx. 10.3 miles away); First Baptist Church of Statesboro (approx. 10.6 miles away).
Regarding Louisville Road. Louisville was laid out in 1786 as a prospective state capital of Georgia, and its state buildings were completed in 1795. It served as the state capital of Georgia from 1796 to 1806.
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