Blackshear in Pierce County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
General Blackshear's Military Road
Ordered this military road
cut to Darien and on to
St. Marys July 1st. 1814
Erected 1925 by Blackshear Historical Society.
Location. 31° 18.281′ N, 82° 14.468′ W. Marker is in Blackshear, Georgia, in Pierce County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (State Highway 15) and Highway Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blackshear GA 31516, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pierce County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Prison Camp (approx. 0.9 miles away); Okefenokee Swamp (approx. 8.8 miles away); Ware Court House (approx. 9.1 miles away); Senator Nicholas Ware (approx. 9.2 miles away); The Wildes Massacre (approx. 9.3 miles away); Methodism Came To Waycross (approx. 9½ miles away); Ware County Georgia World War I Memorial (approx. 9½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blackshear.
Regarding General Blackshear's Military Road. General David Blackshear built a chain of forts in the early 1800's along the Ocmulgee River for protection against the Indians
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian •
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