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David3038
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This is the stuff that keeps me

 

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Field Dog
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Beautiful! I've always loved the historical aspect of surveying. Sometimes I feel like an archaeologist!

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Paul in PA
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I am not quite following the L 8 Marker. Oglethorpe County does not appear to have any straight line boundaries and is not bounded by any L counties. So I guess I need some history lessons. Is that near Bairdstown?

Paul in PA

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David3038
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It’s a mile marker.  The L is for Lexington(best I can surmise). The 8 is shown on the map too. I’m amazed it has survived 130 years without being disturbed. I came across it while surveying for a third generation property owner. He knew the history of the Surveyor that led me to the map.

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Generally; an 8, like that, will mean 'mile marker'.

Search 8 miles, a mile at a time, either way; and you may find other evidence.

Happy hunting!

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