McQueens Island in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 2004 by Georgia Historical Society and Georgia Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 25-20.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 2.401′ N, 80° 56.617′ W. Marker is in McQueens Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Islands Expressway (U.S. 80), on the left when traveling east. On the McQueen's Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Pulaski (approx. 3 miles away); Battery Hambright (approx. 3.1 miles away); A Changing Landscape (was approx. 3.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Soldier of Liberty (approx. 3.1 miles away); North Pier Trail (approx. 3.1 miles away); A Bustling Village (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wesley (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wesley Landing Site (approx. 3.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service,site of Battery Hamilton. was first visited by archeologists in 1999, and in 2002 was studied in more detail. The earthworks, originally about five feet high, have been greatly reduced by tidal action and gravity--they were constructed of waterlogged marsh mud. (Submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. The Civil War Archive 1998-2009. Rhode Island 3rd Regiment Heavy Artillery, Battery "B" ,"F", "H" Operations against Fort Pulaski, Ga., February 21-April 10. Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski April 9-10. (Submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,169 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on May 8, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.