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Sardis in Burke County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Quaker Road

 
 
Old Quaker Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 2008
1. Old Quaker Road Marker
Inscription. This highway has been following closely the course of the Old Quaker Road, one of Georgia's earliest vehicular thoroughfares. It was opened about 1769 to link Savannah, the colonial capital, with a Quaker settlement centering around Wrightsboro in today's upper McDuffie County.

The Quaker Road was one of the longest and most important routes of the Province of Georgia. At this point the original way bore left for a stretch. It rejoins this road some miles to the north.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 017-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 56.186′ N, 81° 43.372′ W. Marker is in Sardis, Georgia, in Burke County. Marker is on Waynesboro Highway (Georgia Route 24), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at the Burke-Screven County line. Marker is in this post office area: Sardis GA 30456, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sardis Baptist Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Original Site Sardis Baptist Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); British Army Crossing
Old Quaker Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Old Quaker Road Marker
View is looking East on GA-24, at the Burke-Screven county line.
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Paris' Mill (approx. 4.2 miles away); Jacksonboro (approx. 9.5 miles away); John Abbot (approx. 9.5 miles away); Washington's Route (approx. 9.5 miles away); The Goodall House (approx. 9.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sardis.
 
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Old Quaker Road Marker, seen looking north along Waynesboro Highway GA-24 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
3. Old Quaker Road Marker, seen looking north along Waynesboro Highway GA-24
 
 
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