McQueens Island in Chatham County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 2004 by Georgia Historical Society and Georgia Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 25-20.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 2.401′ N, 80° 56.617′ W. Marker is in McQueens Island, Georgia, in Chatham County. Marker can be reached from Islands Expressway (U.S. 80), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. on the McQueen's Island Hiking Trail, just east of the parking area on US 80, completed construction site in 2011. Marker is in this post office area: Tybee Island GA 31328, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least Fort Pulaski (approx. 3 miles away); Battery Hambright (approx. 3.1 miles away); A Changing Landscape (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wesley (1703-1791) (approx. 3.1 miles away); John Wesley Landing Site (approx. 3.1 miles away); Cockspur Island Lighthouse (approx. 3.1 miles away); History of Emancipation: (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Waving Girl (approx. 3.1 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service,site of Battery Hamilton. was first visited by archeologists in 1999, and in 2002 was studied in more detail. The earthworks, originally about five feet high, have been greatly reduced by tidal action and gravity--they were constructed of waterlogged marsh mud. (Submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. The Civil War Archive 1998-2009. Rhode Island 3rd Regiment Heavy Artillery, Battery "B" ,"F", "H" Operations against Fort Pulaski, Ga., February 21-April 10. Bombardment and capture of Fort Pulaski April 9-10. (Submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Military • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,095 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on May 8, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.