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Ludowici in Long County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Historic Roads And Indian Trails

 
 
Historic Roads And Indian Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Historic Roads And Indian Trails Marker
Inscription. At this point, two historic roads, the Darien to Milledgeville and the King Road, merged to form what is now Highway 301. The Darien to Milledgeville Road, established before 1816, later became a part of the Darien to Macon Stage Road. The King Road, built in the 1820s, was a higher route leading from the Great Southern Road at the Coast into the Interior.

Here, also, the roads crossed two old Indian trails, the Doctortown Path linking Savannah with the Doctortown crossing on the Altamaha River, and the trail from Savannah to Beard`s Bluff on that stream.
 
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 091-5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 31° 43.678′ N, 81° 45.685′ W. Marker is in Ludowici, Georgia, in Long County. Marker is on US 301, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. At A roadside picnic area 1.3 miles north of Ludowici. Marker is in this post office area: Ludowici GA 31316, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Long County Timeline Mural (approx. 1.6 miles away); Long County (approx.
Historic Roads And Indian Trails Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 4, 2009
2. Historic Roads And Indian Trails Marker
1.8 miles away); Jones Creek Baptist Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); Franklinia Altamaha (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Defense of the Altamaha Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away); Old Barrington Road (approx. 5.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Doctortown (approx. 6.8 miles away); Walthourville Baptist Church (approx. 8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ludowici.
 
Also see . . .  Indian Trails. New Georgia Encyclopedia enrty (Submitted on January 12, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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Historic Roads And Indian Trails Marker, looking north along US 301 at picnic area image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 4, 2009
3. Historic Roads And Indian Trails Marker, looking north along US 301 at picnic area
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,176 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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