Near Griffin in Spalding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
John McIntosh Kell
Erected 2001 by Georgia Historical Society and Griffin-Spalding Historical Society, replacing a marker originally erected by the Works Progress Administration in 1940. (Marker Number 126-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
Location. 33° 20.099′ N, 84° 17.352′ W. Marker is near Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Marker is on Old Atlanta Road 0 miles south of Minter Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Griffin GA 30223, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. John McIntosh Kell (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Confederate Camp (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Confederate Camp (approx. 4.2 miles away); Old McIntosh Road (approx. 4.2 miles away); Georgia Experiment Station (approx. 4.9 miles away); Founding of Griffin (approx. 6 miles away); Lewis Lawrence Griffin (approx. 6.2 miles away); The City of Griffin (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Griffin.
More about this marker. Originally a WPA marker also titled "John McIntosh Kell" stood within 100 feet of where the new marker was erected. The WPA marker has been missing for over 25 years, although a section of the pole remains.
Also see . . . Recollections of a Naval Life. Including the Cruises of the Confederate States Steamers, "Sumter" and "Alabama." (Submitted on September 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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