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Auburn in Gwinnett County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Little Mulberry Park

 
 
Little Mulberry Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 19, 2018
1. Little Mulberry Park Marker
Inscription.

History of the Park Land
The land for Little Mulberry Park was purchased by Gwinnett County in three parcels from 1998 to 2001. The park officially opened in 2004. The property includes 890 acres of diverse landscape including two man-made lakes and dams plus many acres of pastures and woodlands.

Within the park is a ridge that rises to 1,112 feet. It is one of the highest points in Gwinnett County and is located within the West Meadow off the Fence Road entrance. This ridge contains a … of montane plant species.

Little Mulberry Park includes 404 acres of land that was acquired from the Miller family in 2005. A portion of that land was set aside and now forms the Karina Miller Nature Preserve. The Karina Miller Preserve Loop Trail around the preserve was designated as a National Recreation Trail in 2012.

The trail connecting the north and south portions of the park dates back over 100 years and was once a nineteenth century carriage route. Little Mulberry Park contains stone mound sites that are included in the National Register of Historic Places. Some archeologists attribute the mounds to Native Americans, while others attribute them to early settlers. The issue is still in dispute.

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Eagle Scout Project
Sam Putinsky
BSA Troop 1595
2013
Little Mulberry Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 19, 2018
2. Little Mulberry Park Marker

 
Erected 2013 by Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation and Sam Putinsky, BSA Troop 1595.
 
Location. 34° 2.386′ N, 83° 52.654′ W. Marker is in Auburn, Georgia, in Gwinnett County. Marker can be reached from Fence Road NE north of Holcombe Woods Court. Touch for map. The marker is just north of the Fence Road parking lot for the park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3799 Fence Rd NE, Auburn GA 30011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Oak Tree (approx. ¼ mile away); Stone Structures (approx. 0.7 miles away); Karina Miller Nature Preserve (approx. 0.9 miles away); Elisha Winn House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hog Mountain Baptist Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Dr. William Hinton House (approx. 3 miles away); Fort Daniel (approx. 3.3 miles away); Perry-Rainey Institute (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Auburn.
 
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A view of some of the 'stone mounds' at Little Mulberry Park image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 19, 2018
3. A view of some of the 'stone mounds' at Little Mulberry Park
The stone structures are about halfway along the Ravine Loop Trail at the park.
Little Mulberry Park map and key image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 19, 2018
4. Little Mulberry Park map and key
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 23, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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