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Eulonia in McIntosh County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Old Court House at Sapelo Bridge

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Old Court House at Sapelo Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 2008
1. Old Court House at Sapelo Bridge Marker
Inscription.  Sapelo Bridge, on the old Savannah to Darien Road 200 yards east of this spot, was the seat of McIntosh County from 1793 to 1818. Here the Court House and other public buildings stood; here, too, were the Armory and Muster Ground for the McIntosh County Cavalry Troop, and here the Stage Coaches stopped to refresh the passengers and change horses.
 
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 095-24.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 31° 32.159′ N, 81° 25.555′ W. Marker is in Eulonia, Georgia, in McIntosh County. Marker is on Ocean Highway (U.S. 17) just north of Breeze Way, on the right when traveling north. Marker is about 0.8 miles north of Eulonia. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crescent GA 31304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Houstoun McIntosh (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rice Hope
Old Court House At Sapelo Bridge Marker , looking east image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Old Court House At Sapelo Bridge Marker , looking east
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Captain William McIntosh (approx. 3 miles away); Colonel John McIntosh (approx. 3 miles away); Capture of 26 Men in 1864 (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); Baisden's Bluff Academy (approx. 3.9 miles away); Ardoch (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eulonia.
 
Old Court House At Sapelo Bridge Marker and todays Sapelo Bridge US 17, looking north image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Old Court House At Sapelo Bridge Marker and todays Sapelo Bridge US 17, looking north
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,018 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 2, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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