El Camino Real historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
El Camino Real historical marker
Creator:
Logue, Joanie
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Decatur County
Trade routes--Georgia
Location:
United States, Georgia, Decatur County, Bainbridge, 30.9037995, -84.5754699
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Located at the southeast corner of the Decatur County courthouse square, Bainbridge
Text of marker: "EL CAMINO REAL (The King's Highway). In this vicinity was the Indian trail which, during the period of Spanish occupation, became known as El Camino Real or King's Highway. This road, connecting St. Augustine and Pensacola, Florida, crossed the Flint River at the trading post of James Burges, near the present Bainbridge. In 1778, during the English occupation of Florida, Joseph Purcell made a map showing this road. [U.S. Works Progress Administration Marker]"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_el-camino-real
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_el-camino-real
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

Locations