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Near Sylvester in Worth County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

1703-04 Thigpen Trail 1929

 
 
1703-04 Thigpen Trail 1929 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
1. 1703-04 Thigpen Trail 1929 Marker
Inscription. Military road from Georgia Mountains to St. Marks Florida Cut by James Thigpen for Col. Moore of Carolina
 
Erected 1929 by Barnard Trail Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, Sylvester, Ga.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 31° 32.983′ N, 83° 53.733′ W. Marker is near Sylvester, Georgia, in Worth County. Marker is on U.S. 82 0.2 miles west of Airport Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is in a clump of brush off the road, near a Georgia Historical Marker at the roadside titled "Thigpen Trail.". Marker is in this post office area: Sylvester GA 31791, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thigpen Trail (a few steps from this marker); Worth County (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
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1703-04 Thigpen Trail 1929 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
2. 1703-04 Thigpen Trail 1929 Marker
The approach to the runway at the Sylvester Airport is in he background.
1703-04 Thigpen Trail 1929 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
3. 1703-04 Thigpen Trail 1929 Marker
The marker, nicely concealed in a stand of brush.
1703-04 Thigpen Trail 1929 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 23, 2011
4. 1703-04 Thigpen Trail 1929 Marker
Looking west, with US Highway 82/Georgia Highway 520 in the background. The Georgia Historical Marker at the roadside also marks the Thigpen Trail.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,106 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 5, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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