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Statesboro in Bulloch County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

W. Jones Lane Memorial Highway

 
 
W. Jones Lane Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 2008
1. W. Jones Lane Highway Marker
Inscription.  By resolution adopted October 16, 1980, the State Transportation Board of Georgia has recognized the honorable W. Jones Lane for his years of dedicated service and devotion to the welfare of the people of the State of Georgia and for his support of the Department of Transportation in its efforts to improve transportation. Said resolution authorizes the erection of this monument designating State Highway 73, U.S. 301, which runs through Bulloch County from the Bulloch County / Evans County line to the Bulloch County / Screven County line as the "Jones Lane Memorial Highway"

Jimmy Conner, Chairman
State Transportation Board of Georgia

J.O. Bacon, Member
State Transportation Board of Georgia

Thomas D. Moreland, Commissioner
Georgia Department of Transportation

 
Erected 1980 by State Transportation Board of Georgia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is October 16, 1901.
 
Location. 32° 25.828′ N, 81° 47.136′ W. Marker
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is in Statesboro, Georgia, in Bulloch County. Marker is on Jones Lane Memorial Highway (U.S. 25/301) near Southern Drive. Located at the entrance to Georgia Southern University. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Statesboro GA 30458, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Turpentining Experiment (approx. 0.2 miles away); Integration of Georgia Southern (approx. 0.3 miles away); First District Agricultural and Mechanical School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marvin Summers Pittman (approx. 0.3 miles away); United States vs. Darby Lumber Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Savannah & Statesboro Railway (approx. 0.9 miles away); W.G. Raines Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Bulloch County Hospital, 1937-2000 (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Statesboro.
 
W. Jones Lane Highway Marker reverse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. W. Jones Lane Highway Marker reverse
W. Jones Lane Memorial Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. W. Jones Lane Memorial Highway Marker
W. Jones Lane Memorial Highway Marker with local artwork image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. W. Jones Lane Memorial Highway Marker with local artwork
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,461 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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