Darien in McIntosh County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 22.102′ N, 81° 26.116′ W. Marker is in Darien, Georgia, in McIntosh County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Highway (U.S. 17) and Fort King George Road (State Highway 25), on the left when traveling south on Ocean Highway. Touch for map. Marker is adjacent to the Altamaha River bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Darien GA 31305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort King George (here, next to this marker); Port of Darien (a few steps from this marker); Fort Darien (a few steps from this marker); Darien Waterfront (within shouting distance of this marker); The Burning of Darien (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Methodists at Darien (about 500 feet away); McIntosh County (about 700 feet away); Oglethorpe Oak (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Darien.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for Darien, GA. Fort King George (Georgia's oldest fort) was built in 1721, near what would become Darien. At the time it was the southern-most outpost of the British Empire in North America. The fort (Submitted on August 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,060 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 3. submitted on September 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.