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Midway in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Road to Sunbury

1734

 
 
Road to Sunbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 14, 2004
1. Road to Sunbury Marker
Inscription. Important Colonial port of entry. First Masonic Lodge meeting in Georgia believed held here February 1734 with Oglethorpe as Master.
 
Erected 1930 by Atlantic Coastal Highway Commission.
 
Location. 31° 48.331′ N, 81° 25.808′ W. Marker is in Midway, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is at the intersection of North Coastal Highway (U.S. 17) and Martin Road, on the right when traveling north on North Coastal Highway. Click for map. Located in front of Midway Church, c. 1792. Marker is in this post office area: Midway GA 31320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Lyman Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Brownson (within shouting distance of this marker); Button Gwinnett (within shouting distance of this marker); Midway Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Kilpatrick and Mower at Midway Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Midway Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Sunbury Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Savannah-New Inverness Road (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Midway.
 
More about this marker.
Road to Sunbury Marker is on the Right Side of the Bushes image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
2. Road to Sunbury Marker is on the Right Side of the Bushes
One of three surviving markers of the 25 erected by the Atlantic Coastal Highway Commission in 1930.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsRoads & Vehicles
 
Road to Sunbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
3. Road to Sunbury Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,177 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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