Historic Markers Across Georgia



Post Road



Marker ID: GHM 020-5
Location: US 17 at Kinlaw Rd, 4.4 miles north of Kingsland
County: Camden
Coordinates: N 30° 51.655    W 081° 42.137
  30.860916    -81.70228
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
 



Text:

This road, formerly an Indian trail which parallelled the coast was used by the Spanish and the British. In 1778 it was travelled by Revolutionary soldiers who marched against Fort Tonyn at POint Peter. Albert Gallatin while U.S. Secretary of the Treasury in 1805 recommended the Old St. Marys Road, a portion of the POst Road, asone of the seven principal routes that were inportant to U.S. defense and postal service.

GHM 020-5 Georgia Historical Commission 1953



 

 

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