Historic Markers Across Georgia



Hermitage Plantation 1783



Marker ID: ACH 025-178
Location: Lynes Memorial Pkwy near the junction of Bay and Wright Sts.
County: Chatham
Coordinates: N 32° 5.648    W 081° 8.096
  32.094133    -81.13493
Status: The marker has been removed.
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Ante bellum plantation home and slave quarters. First railroad in America built and operated here January 1820 and used fifty years in extensive brick (Savannah Gray) making industry.

025-178 Atlantic Coastal Highway Commission 1930s

No longer standing



 
Notes:

The Hermitage House was moved to Richmond Hill, GA by Henry Ford in the late 1930s

 

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