Rex, Georgia: Monument for Michelle Obama's Great-Great-Great-Grandmother

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Address:
Homestead Rd, Rex, GA
Directions:
From Rex Rd, west of the bridge, turn north onto Colonnade Drive, then immediately turn right onto Mill Walk. Follow Mill Walk over the little bridge and the train tracks. You'll see the monument straight ahead.
Admission:
Free
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Monument for Michelle Obama's Great-Great-Great-Grandmother
Melvinia "Mattie" Shields was an 1850s farm slave in a tiny Georgia town. Roadsideamerica.com Report...

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Monument for Michelle Obama's Great-Great-Great-Grandmother

There's no real parking. You can pull over in some places, but no actual spots or lots.

[Donald Gormanly, 10/29/2019]
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