Sinclair Plantation

Sinclair Plantation (HM833)

Location: Saint Simons Island, GA 31522 Glynn County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 14.142', W 81° 21.337'

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This was the plantation of Archibald Sinclair, tything man of the town of Frederica. In 1765 it was granted to Donald Forbes as bounty land for his services in Oglethorpe`s regiment. Forbes sold to Gen. Lachlan McIntosh of Revolutionary War fame, whose son, Major William McIntosh, lived and died in the old plantation house. Here, in the family burial plot, lie the bodies of Major McIntosh and his two children. The Agricultural and Sporting Club of St. Simons Island, an organization of plantation owners founded in 1832, used the old tabby home as their club house.
HM NumberHM833
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number063-4A
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 8:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 466134 N 3455778
Decimal Degrees31.23570000, -81.35561667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 14.142', W 81° 21.337'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 14' 8.52" N, 81° 21' 20.22" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2400 Lawrence Rd, Saint Simons Island GA 31522, US
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