Cordele in Crisp County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Georgia Southern & Florida Railroad
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
Location. 31° 58.201′ N, 83° 47.02′ W. Marker is in Cordele, Georgia, in Crisp County. Marker can be reached from Wall Street West west of 7th Street North (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling west. Marker is located in Cordele Railway Park, overlooking multiple active railroad tracks. Touch for map. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Depot (here, next to this marker); Americus, Preston and Lumpkin Railroad (here, next to this marker); Joseph Emerson Brown (a few steps from this marker); Atlantic & Birmingham Railway (a few steps from this marker); Savannah, Americus & Montgomery Railway (a few steps from this marker); Georgia & Albany Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgia Southern & Florida Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Capitol of Georgia Site • 1865 (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cordele.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Cordele Railway Park
Also see . . . Georgia Southern and Florida Railway (Wikipedia). The Georgia Southern and Florida Railway (reporting mark GSF), also known as the Suwanee River Route from its crossing of the Suwanee River, was founded in 1885 as the Georgia Southern and Florida Railroad. In 1902, the GS&F purchased the Atlantic, Valdosta and Western Railway that ran from Valdosta, GA to Jacksonville, FL. The GS&F also owned the Macon and Birmingham Railway and the Hawkinsville and Florida Southern (Submitted on May 31, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 4. submitted on June 1, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.