Indian Boundary

Indian Boundary (HMR7W)

Location: Homer, GA 30547 Banks County
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N 34° 24.377', W 83° 29.093'

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The boundary between the State of Georgia and the Cherokee Nation established by the Treaty of Augusta, May 31, 1783, ran along here. The line ran "from the top of Currahee mountain to the head, or source, of the most southern branch of the Oconee river, including all waters of the same."

This boundary line was re-affirmed by the Treaty of Hopewell, Nov. 28, 1785. It was originally marked by a line of felled trees at least twenty feet wide, which became a sort of No Man's Land.
HM NumberHMR7W
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number006-1
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 6:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 271598 N 3810005
Decimal Degrees34.40628333, -83.48488333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 24.377', W 83° 29.093'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 24' 22.62" N, 83° 29' 5.58" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11601-11675 GA-198, Homer GA 30547, US
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