Historic Markers Across Georgia



Stage Coach Cross Roads - 1733 -- 1933



Marker ID: DAR 
Location: located behind the Old Brick Store, 12931 Hwy 278, Covington, GA
County: Newton
Coordinates: N 33° 36.10    W 083° 44.695
  33.60166666    -83.74491666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM73XC
Stage Coach Cross Roads - 1733 -- 1933 Marker  



Text:

This tablet
marks the trail of the stage coach cross roads
from Charleston to New Orleans,
and from Ruckersville to Milledgeville -
the state capital.

To the rear stands the old inn -- a regular
stopping point for both stages.
Nearby stands the Brick Store, the first
Brick building in Newton County.
where Newton County first Superior Court
was held April 15, 1822 -
when it was decided to move the court
to Newtonborugh now Covington.

Erected by
Sergeant. Newton D.A.R. Covington GA
June 14, 1933



 

Stage Coach Cross Roads - 1733 -- 1933


 

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