Near Blakely in Early County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Kolomoki Mounds State Park 4 mi.
Memorializing Prehistoric Georgia Civilization
—More Than 700 Years Old —
Erected by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 049-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 24.512′ N, 84° 55.667′ W. Marker is near Blakely, Georgia, in Early County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Business Georgia Route 1) and 1st Kolomoki Road (County Route 280), on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blakely GA 39823, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early County (approx. 2.1 miles away); Confederate Flag Pole (approx. 2.1 miles away); Three Notch Trail (approx. 2.3 miles away); Three Notch Trail (approx. 4 miles away); Kolomoki Mounds Archaeological Area (approx. 4.3 miles away); Old Factory Creek (was approx. 7.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Centerville United Methodist Church (approx. 9½ miles away); Sowhatchee Elementary School (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blakely.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker of the same title and text erected by the Georgia Historical Commission, which had disappeared from this location.
The marker was standing in 2010, and likely disappeared in early 2011.
The text was confirmed with a photograph on the "Historical Markers Across Georgia (www.34north.com) website.
Also see . . . Kolomoki Mounds. The New Georgia Encyclopedia entry for the Kolomoki Mounds. (Submitted on June 21, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • Native Americans •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on September 9, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.