Winder in Barrow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Builder of the Nation
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1959.
Location. 33° 59.501′ N, 83° 43.362′ W. Marker is in Winder, Georgia, in Barrow County. Marker is on Porter Street 0 miles west of North Broad Street (Georgia Route 53), on the right when traveling east. The marker (and engine) are located behind the old Winder Railroad Station. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winder GA 30680, 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. The Stoneman Raid Battle of King's Tanyard (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barrow County (about 500 feet away); Concord Methodist CemeteryWinder's Most Historical Site (approx. ¼ mile away); Glenwood Elementary and High School (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Yargo (approx. 1.3 miles away); Russell House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Marbury Creek Watershed Project (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winder.
More about this marker. While the marker is an exact copy of the markers issued by the Georgia Historical Commission (and later by the Department of Natural Resources), it is not an "official" state marker.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,735 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 3. submitted on March 21, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.