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Confederate Wayside Home 1862-64

 
 
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By David Seibert, November 1, 2012
1. Confederate Wayside Home 1862-64 Marker
Inscription. Commemorating the Confederate Wayside Home 1862-64. Whose activities were carried on by fourteen women of Union Point.
 
Erected 1936 by Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.).
 
Location. 33° 36.9′ N, 83° 4.556′ W. Marker is in Union Point, Georgia, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Fluker Street and Sibley Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Fluker Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union Point GA 30669, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Two Committees (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Wayside Home (about 300 feet away); First Regimental Reunion of Confederate Veterans (approx. mile away); Great Buffalo Lick (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bethesda Baptist Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); Bethany Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Confederate Gun Shop (approx. 6 miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Union Point.
 
Also see . . .  Union Point Downtown Development Authority and Better Hometown Program. Developed from a railroad junction in 1834, Union Point is
Confederate Wayside Home 1862-64 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 1, 2012
2. Confederate Wayside Home 1862-64 Marker
loaded with history. Visit locations like the Chipman Union Hosiery Mill, a historic mill complex of 20 buildings was built in the late 1800s, fine Victorian residential and commercial structures, Union Point also features one of the state's oldest churches, Bethesda Baptist, organized in 1785... The Terrace Hotel Inn was built as an inn for the many train passengers that stopped in Union Point to change trains or for resting. Traveling salesman known as "drummers" used the hotel as a base when selling their goods. Union Point was a resort for many coming from Savannah, Charleston, and Augusta. (Submitted on February 19, 2013, by Union Point Better Hometown Program of Union Point, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Wayside Home 1862-64 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 1, 2012
3. Confederate Wayside Home 1862-64 Marker
Looking north on Fluker Street toward Sibley Street and the railroad tracks.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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