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Historic District - South in Savannah in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Augusta Road

1735-1920

 
 
Augusta Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. Augusta Road Marker
Inscription.  

Northwest of this spot,
on Liberty and
West Broad Streets
began the Augusta
Road, one of the
oldest in Georgia.

 
Erected by The Savannah Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
 
Location. 32° 4.4′ N, 81° 5.66′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Georgia, in Chatham County. It is in the Historic District - South. Marker is at the intersection of Charlton Street and Bull Street, on the left when traveling east on Charlton Street. Marker is at Madison Square on Bull St. between Harris and Charlton Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah GA 31401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ogeechee Road (a few steps from this marker); Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemansonry (a few steps from this marker); The March to the Sea
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Savannah Volunteer Guards (within shouting distance of this marker); Poetter Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherman's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison Square, British Southern Line of Defenses (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Madison Square (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Augusta Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Augusta Road Marker
Augusta Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, September 15, 2013
3. Augusta Road Marker
Augusta Road and Ogeechee Road Markers at Madison Square image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Augusta Road and Ogeechee Road Markers at Madison Square
Augusta Road looking south on Bull Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, November 2009
5. Augusta Road looking south on Bull Street
Today's intersection of W Liberty Street and W Broad (MLK Blvd) (32.075790, -81.098990) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
6. Today's intersection of W Liberty Street and W Broad (MLK Blvd) (32.075790, -81.098990)
West Broad Street is now named Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in Savannah.
Another view of the intersection image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, 2008
7. Another view of the intersection
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,538 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   2. submitted on August 25, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on September 15, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4. submitted on April 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on November 29, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6, 7. submitted on April 1, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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