"Irwin Empire"

"Irwin Empire" (HM1D2E)

Location: Shorterville, AL 36373 Henry County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 34.874', W 85° 5.595'

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Site of the 1831 Irwin homeplace where over 50,000 acres of land was owned by Major General William Irwin (1794-1850). He was an Indian fighter, farmer, politician, statesman and considered one of the nation's richest and most influential men. A portion of his land was awarded for services rendered during the Indian wars. Irwinton (Eufaula) was his namesake. He was a major force in the disposition of the last Indian lands. He drowned in the Chattahoochee River and was buried near his homesite.
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HM NumberHM1D2E
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Year Placed1979
Placed ByThe Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Henry County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 2:58am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 680931 N 3495597
Decimal Degrees31.58123333, -85.09325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 34.874', W 85° 5.595'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 34' 52.44" N, 85° 5' 35.70" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8971 State Highway 10 E, Shorterville AL 36373, US
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