Dover in Screven County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 124-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 35.455′ N, 81° 42.262′ W. Marker is in Dover, Georgia, in Screven County. Marker is at the intersection of Statesboro Highway (U.S. 301) and Scarboro Highway / Effingham Highway (Georgia Highway 17), on the right when traveling east on Statesboro Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover GA 30424, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The March to the Sea (here, next to this marker); Cooperville Union Meeting House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Old Savannah Road (approx. 3.3 miles away); Sherman's Advance (approx. 3˝ miles away); a different marker also named Union Meeting House (approx. 3.8 miles away); Rigdon’s Mill / The Rigdon Cemetery (approx. 8.2 miles away); Akins’ Mill Pond / The Families of Akins’ Mill Pond (approx. 8.3 miles away).
Regarding Louisville Road. Louisville was laid out in 1786 as a prospective state capital of Georgia, and its state buildings were completed in 1795. It served as the state capital of Georgia from 1796 to 1806.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Notable Places • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 25, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,097 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 25, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.