Midway in Liberty County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sunbury and Fort Morris
Fort Morris, about 350 yards south of Sunbury was an important post during the Revolution. It was here that Col. John McIntosh sent his famous reply, `Come and take it,’ to the British order to surrender the fort.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 089-14.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 47.962′ N, 81° 25.971′ W. Marker is in Midway, Georgia, in Liberty County. Marker is at the intersection of Ocean Highway (U.S. 17) and Oglethorpe Highway (U.S. 84), on the right when traveling north on Ocean Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midway GA 31320, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Savannah-New Inverness Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Sunbury Road Button Gwinnett (approx. 0.4 miles away); Nathan Brownson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brigadier General Daniel Stewart (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kilpatrick and Mower at Midway Church (approx. half a mile away); Dr. Lyman Hall (approx. half a mile away); Midway Church (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
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Categories. • Colonial Era • Education • Forts, Castles • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,135 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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