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Tifton in Tift County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Dwight David Eisenhower Memorial Gardens

A Tribute to the Georgia Interstate Highway System

 
 
The Dwight David Eisenhower Memorial Gardens Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
1. The Dwight David Eisenhower Memorial Gardens Marker
Inscription.  The Interstate Highway System, which began in Georgia adjacent to this site, created a vital link that has united this country and provided the background of support necessary for sustained economic growth. It has provided the United States the strongest economy in the world while affording its citizens access to the international marketplace as well as unprecedented freedom of mobility. Today, in Georgia, we reap the benefits of this marvel of modern man and the vision of our great leader, Dwight David Eisenhower.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Roads & Vehicles.
 
Location. 31° 27.883′ N, 83° 32.067′ W. Marker is in Tifton, Georgia, in Tift County. Marker is at the intersection of Whiddon Mill Road and Agrirama Drive, on the right when traveling west on Whiddon Mill Road. The marker (and the Gardens) are at the east end of the Georgia Agrirama parking lot near the Visitors' Center. It is approximately 2/10 mile west of Interstate Highway 75. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1392 Whiddon Mill Road, Tifton GA 31793, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles
The Dwight David Eisenhower Memorial Gardens Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
2. The Dwight David Eisenhower Memorial Gardens Marker
The marker (right), a Blue Star Memorial marker (left), and a statue in the Memorial Gardens.
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Susan Lane Tillman Moore (approx. 1.7 miles away); Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tift County (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park (approx. 15˝ miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 16.3 miles away); a different marker also named Jefferson Davis (approx. 16.3 miles away); a different marker also named Jefferson Davis (approx. 16.3 miles away); Irwinville (approx. 16.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tifton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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