Old Coffee Road GHM 014-5
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 30° 55.050 W 083° 34.709
17R E 253591 N 3423308
Quick Description: On GA 333 at the Coffee Road, several miles north of Quitman.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 4/19/2015 11:57:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMNQFG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
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Long Description:
The Old Coffee Road, earliest vehicular and postal route of this area, crossed here, leading southwestward from the Ocmulgee River via today´s Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida Line. The thoroughfare was opened by direction of the State in 1823 under the superintendence of General John Coffee and Thomas Swain. As a pioneer way this route played a significant part in the settlement and development of Southwest Georgia. Much of the former course remains in daily use.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 014-5

Date: 1956

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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