Old Coffee Road-GHM 136-3-Thomas Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 30° 53.405 W 083° 44.455
17R E 237988 N 3420639
Quick Description: Ga 133 in Barwick
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/26/2011 3:58:00 PM
Waymark Code: WMBWAP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Old Coffee Road, earliest vehicular and postal route of this area, passed here, running some 120 miles from the Ocmulgee River via today´s Lax, Nashville, Cecil, Barwick and Thomasville to the Florida Line above Tallahassee. The thoroughfare was opened by direction of the State in 1823 under the superintendence of General John Coffee and Thomas Swain. This pioneer route played a leading part in the settlement and development of Southwest Georgia. Much of the former course continues in daily use.

GM 136-3 Georgia Historical Marker 2000
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 136-3

Date: 2000

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Marker

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