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Camilla in Mitchell County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hawthorne Trail

Blazed 1818

 
 
Hawthorne Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 5, 2018
1. Hawthorne Trail Marker
Inscription.  
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Erected 1923 by Hawthorne Trail Chapter and Georgia Society, D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 31° 13.19′ N, 84° 12.867′ W. Marker is in Camilla, Georgia, in Mitchell County. Marker is at the intersection of South Boulevard Street (Georgia Route 112) and Bainbridge Road (Georgia Route 97), on the right when traveling south on South Boulevard Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Boulevard Street, Camilla GA 31730, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old City Well (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mitchell County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mitchell County War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Baker County (approx. 9.7 miles away); Gum Pond Community (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Hawthorne Trail. The Hawthorne Trail
Hawthorne Trail Marker, to right of Gnat Days Festival sign. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 5, 2018
2. Hawthorne Trail Marker, to right of Gnat Days Festival sign.
chapter of the D.A.R. was formed in nearby Pelham, Georgia in 1818. It was named for an old trail blazed by William Leonard Hawthorne, when he moved his family from Lumpkin County, Georgia, to Grady County, then Early County. At the time he was a member of the Georgia Legislature.
 
Hawthorne Trail monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 5, 2018
3. Hawthorne Trail monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 6, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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