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Lincolnton in Lincoln County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Petersburg Road

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Petersburg Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 4, 2011
1. Petersburg Road Marker
Inscription. North Georgia`s oldest road, which crosses the Highway U.S. 378 at this point, was originally an Indian Trail which led to their Trading Post in Augusta , Georgia. Later, this important trade route was used by pioneer white settlers in transporting cotton and tobacco from Petersburg, Georgia, on the Broad River to Augusta, Georgia. The present highway to Augusta traverses the original Petersburg Road at several points.
 
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 090-6.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 48.444′ N, 82° 27.61′ W. Marker is in Lincolnton, Georgia, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Coach Jimmy Smith Highway (U.S. 378) near New Petersburg Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincolnton GA 30817, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Bartram Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln County (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lincoln County Veterans Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); Lamar Family Cemetery
Petersburg Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 4, 2011
2. Petersburg Road Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); Lincoln County Confederate Monument (approx. 1.5 miles away); Lincolnton Presbyterian Church / Lincolnton Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Lewis Family Pavilion (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tory Pond (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lincolnton.
 
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Petersburg Road Marker seen along Coach Jimmy Smith Highway (U.S. 378 / Georgia Route 43) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 4, 2011
3. Petersburg Road Marker seen along Coach Jimmy Smith Highway (U.S. 378 / Georgia Route 43)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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