Coweta Town

Coweta Town (HM1B3S)

Location: Phenix City, AL 36869 Russell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 26.025', W 84° 59.563'

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Coweta Town, located east of this marker on the banks of the Chattahoochee River, is sometimes called New or Upper Coweta to distinguish it from its predecessor, Coweta Tallahassee, down river. Among other well-known Creeks, Coweta was the birthplace of William McIntosh, the controversial half-blood who was executed by his own people for having signed the fraudulent 1825 Treaty of Indian Springs. Mary Musgrove, who was such a help to James Edward Oglethorpe and the Savannah colony in Georgia, claimed Coweta ancestry. Oglethorpe visited Coweta in 1739 and negotiated an important treaty here and across the river in Cusseta Town.
HM NumberHM1B3S
Year Placed2004
Placed ByThe Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Phenix City-Russell County Chamber of Commerce
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 10:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688717 N 3590288
Decimal Degrees32.43375000, -84.99271667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 26.025', W 84° 59.563'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 26' 1.50" N, 84° 59' 33.78" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 908 Co Rd 61, Phenix City AL 36869, US
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