→General Andrew Jackson, leading his troops to Florida in 1818 to fight the Seminole Indians, stopped here for nearly two weeks to rest his army during their long march. Since that time, this has been called Jackson Springs to honor the famous soldier and Indian fighter who became President of the United States in 1829. Through the years Jackson Springs has been the site of many political gatherings, Masonic conventions, Sunday School picnics and barbecues.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 7:29am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 248260 N 3687031|
|Decimal Degrees||33.29300000, -83.70340000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 17.58', W 83° 42.204'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 17' 34.80" N, 83° 42' 12.24" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||706, 678, 770|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 25 Brazey Rd, Monticello GA 31064, US|
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