Creek Agency - Old Agency

Creek Agency - Old Agency (HM21L)

Location: Roberta, GA 31078 Crawford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 40.425', W 84° 5.486'

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Here on the Flint River was the headquarters of the Agent for Indian Affairs South of Ohio until the area was acquired by Georgia in the Creek cession of Jan. 24, 1826. Here Benjamin Hawkins and David B. Mitchell, Agents, resided and in 1804 and 1818 negotiated treaties with the Indians. Hawkins, Agent from 1796 to 1816, here entertained hundreds of Indians and many white notables. He established an immense model farm and taught the Indians how to spin and weave and grow cotton, corn, grain and cattle.
HM NumberHM21L
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker NumberGA-22 K-5
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 8:51am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 772750 N 3618859
Decimal Degrees32.67375000, -84.09143333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 40.425', W 84° 5.486'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 40' 25.50" N, 84° 5' 29.16" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 112-426 Benjamin Hawkins Rd, Roberta GA 31078, US
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