McIntosh Reserve

McIntosh Reserve (HM843)

Location: Whitesburg, GA 30185 Carroll County
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N 33° 26.733', W 84° 57.375'

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William McIntosh, Scotch-Coweta Chief of the Coweta Towns, distinguished soldier in the battle of Autossee and Horseshoe Bend, and in the Seminole Wars with the rank of Brigadier-General, was killed by Upper Creeks and is buried here, the site of his home. As leading Creek collaborator with whites, he assembled at Indian Springs in February 1825, a small group of Lower Creek Chiefs who ceded all Creek lands in Georgia west of the Flint River. Angered, Upper Creeks pronounced a death sentence, which was executed by a large party of warriors. Lives of women, children and white men were spared, but the McIntosh Plantation known as `Lochau Talofau` on Acorn Bluff was devastated. This part is part of the original one square mile area centered on McIntosh`s Ferry which was withheld from the land lottery as a possible town site.
HM NumberHM843
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number022-3
Year Placed1984
Placed ByGeorgia Department of Natural Resources
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 12:22pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 689969 N 3702550
Decimal Degrees33.44555000, -84.95625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 26.733', W 84° 57.375'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 26' 43.98" N, 84° 57' 22.50" W
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Area Code(s)770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1046 W McIntosh Cir, Whitesburg GA 30185, US
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