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Common Road Old Indian Trail
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GA H2OBUG
N 33° 33.258 W 082° 53.803
17S E 323920 N 3714350
Quick Description: Located less then 5 feet from Tailiaferro Marker on GA Hwy 278 downton Crawfordville.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 11/26/2006 4:05:49 AM
Waymark Code: WMZP2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 35

Long Description:
Colonial road from charleston to Vicksburg followed this road. Used by welch on his expedition to Misssippi and British Traders.Used by the Creek and Cherokee Indians.
town is the site of several movies the latest being Reese Wihterspoon's Sweet Home Alabama.
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(text added by ChapterhouseInc)

The colonial road from Charleston to Vicksburg followed the highway at this point. The route, used by Col. Langdon Welch on his expedition to the Mississippi in 1698, was thereafter followed by British traders. Through Taliaferro Co., it followed the present route, Raytown to Crawfordville to Union Point, then Ogeechee River Old Town. Wm. Bartram, celebrated traveler, crossed here in 1773 with the party, headed by Col. Barnett, which surveyed 2,000,000 acres of land ceded by the Creeks and Cherokees to the Colony of Georgia. Lafayette followed this road on his American tour in 1825.
Type of Marker: Other

Marker #: 131-9

Date: 1956

Sponsor: Georgia Historical Commission

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