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Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Augusta Road

 
 
Augusta Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. Augusta Road Marker
Inscription.

Northwest of this spot,
on Liberty and
West Broad Streets
began the Augusta
road, one of the
oldest in Georgia.

 
Erected by
The Savannah Chapter
Daughters Of The
American Revolution
1735 — 1920.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 32° 4.4′ N, 81° 5.66′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker is at the intersection of Charlton Street and Bull Street, on the left when traveling east on Charlton Street. Click for map. Marker is at Madison Square on Bull St. between Harris and Charlton Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ogeechee Road (a few steps from this marker); Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemansonry (a few steps from this marker); Savannah Volunteer Guards (within shouting distance of this marker); Poetter Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherman's Headquarters (within shouting
Augusta Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Augusta Road Marker
distance of this marker); Madison Square, British Southern Line of Defenses (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Madison Square (within shouting distance of this marker); History Of Emancipation: Special Field Orders No. 15 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
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Augusta Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2013
3. Augusta Road Marker
Augusta Road and Ogeechee Road Markers at Madison Square image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Augusta Road and Ogeechee Road Markers at Madison Square
Augusta Road looking south on Bull Street image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 2009
5. Augusta Road looking south on Bull Street
Today's intersection W Liberty St and W. Broad (MLK Blvd.) coordinates: 32.075790, -81.098990 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
6. Today's intersection W Liberty St and W. Broad (MLK Blvd.) coordinates: 32.075790, -81.098990
West Broad St. is now named Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in Savannah
Intersection picture 2 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
7. Intersection picture 2
 
 
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