Sparta in Hancock County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Eagle Tavern
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 070-2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 16.526′ N, 82° 58.547′ W. Marker is in Sparta, Georgia, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Georgia Route 15/16) and Court Street, on the right when traveling east on Broad Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparta GA 31087, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hancock County (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierce Memorial Methodist Church Sparta Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sparta (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Old Dominion" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rockby (approx. 2.4 miles away); Nathan S.S. Beman at Mt. Zion (approx. 5.9 miles away); Gov. William Jonathan Northen (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sparta.
Regarding Old Eagle Tavern. The Eagle Tavern had been used for a variety of purposes as a hotel, restaurant, tavern, and Trailways Bus stop befoe it closed in the 1970s. It stood empty for a number of years before its restoration. It was most recently a home for the elderly, and county offices.
Additional keywords. Stage coach
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • Roads & Vehicles •
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