Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Midway in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Road to Sunbury

1734

 
 
Road to Sunbury Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, November 14, 2004
1. Road to Sunbury Marker
Inscription.  Important Colonial port of entry. First Masonic Lodge meeting in Georgia believed held here February 1734 with Oglethorpe as Master.
 
Erected 1930 by Atlantic Coastal Highway Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1734.
 
Location. 31° 48.331′ N, 81° 25.808′ W. Marker is in Midway, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is at the intersection of North Coastal Highway (U.S. 17) and Martin Road, on the right when traveling north on North Coastal Highway. Located in front of Midway Church, c. 1792. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midway GA 31320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Lyman Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Brownson (within shouting distance of this marker); Button Gwinnett (within shouting distance of this marker); Midway Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Ball (within shouting distance
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
of this marker); Kilpatrick and Mower at Midway Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Midway Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Sunbury Road (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
 
More about this marker. One of three surviving markers of the 25 erected by the Atlantic Coastal Highway Commission in 1930.
 
Road to Sunbury Marker is on the Right Side of the Bushes image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 2008
2. Road to Sunbury Marker is on the Right Side of the Bushes
Road to Sunbury Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 2008
3. Road to Sunbury Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,406 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 9, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=8252

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
U.S. FTC REQUIRED NOTICE: This website earns income from purchases you make after using links to Amazon.com. Thank you.
Paid Advertisements
Feb. 23, 2024