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Near Newborn in Jasper County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Old Loyd Place

 
 
The Old Loyd Place Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 8, 2007
1. The Old Loyd Place Marker
Inscription. Gifted to the University of Georgia College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences by Robert J. Loyd. Mr. Loyd died on December 31, 1998. Because of his love of this land and wish to honor his ancestors, it was Mr. Loyd's desire to gift this farm to the University of Georgia as a field station for research and experimentation in biological and related disciplines.

In memory of those who loved and toiled on this farm. The preservation of this land is a tribute to their stewardship of the land and its fruits.

George Washington Loyd           1780 - 1872
James Loyd                                 1815 - 1854
Robert Lorenzo Loyd                 1850-1924
De Witt Willson Loyd                1891-1963
 
Location. 33° 30.677′ N, 83° 41.038′ W. Marker is near Newborn, Georgia, in Jasper County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Georgia Route 142) and Old Broughton Road, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newborn GA 30056, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mansfield's Famous Southpaw (approx. 2.9 miles away); Reese (approx. 4 miles away); Pennington
The Old Loyd Place Marker, and the Old Loyd Place land image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 8, 2007
2. The Old Loyd Place Marker, and the Old Loyd Place land
(approx. 7.1 miles away); Brick Store (approx. 7.2 miles away); Antioch Baptist Church (approx. 8.1 miles away); Brownwood-Centennial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Sherman at Harris’ Quarters (approx. 8.5 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
Categories. AgricultureAntebellum South, USEducationSettlements & Settlers
 
The Old Loyd Place Marker and some of the donated land image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 17, 2009
3. The Old Loyd Place Marker and some of the donated land
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,148 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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