Sparta in Hancock County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Eagle Tavern
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 070-2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 16.526′ N, 82° 58.547′ W. Marker is in Sparta, Georgia, in Hancock County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street (Georgia Route 15/16) and Court Street, on the right when traveling east on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparta GA 31087, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hancock County (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierce Memorial Methodist Church Sparta Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sparta (approx. ¼ mile away); "Old Dominion" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rockby (approx. 2.4 miles away); Nathan S.S. Beman at Mt. Zion (approx. 5.9 miles away); Gov. William Jonathan Northen (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sparta.
Regarding Old Eagle Tavern. The Eagle Tavern had been used for a variety of purposes as a hotel, restaurant, tavern, and Trailways Bus stop before it closed in the 1970s. It stood empty for a number of years before its restoration. It was most recently a home for the elderly, and county offices.
Additional keywords. Stage coach
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Notable Buildings • Notable Persons • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,003 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 10, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.