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Near Union Point in Greene County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Great Buffalo Lick

 
 
Great Buffalo Lick Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, January 19, 2009
1. Great Buffalo Lick Marker
Inscription. This site is described in the treaty signed by the Creek and Cherokee Indians at Augusta, Georgia, in 1773. Here began the survey of the ceded lands.
 
Erected 1936 by Works Progress Administration (WPA).
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 33° 36.372′ N, 83° 3.209′ W. Marker is near Union Point, Georgia, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Union Point Highway (U.S. 278) and Buffalo Lick Road, on the right when traveling east on Union Point Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union Point GA 30669, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Regimental Reunion of Confederate Veterans (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Two Committees (approx. 1.4 miles away); Confederate Wayside Home 1862-64 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Wayside Home (approx. 1.5 miles away); Bethesda Baptist Church (approx. 4 miles away); Bethany Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Confederate Gun Shop (approx. 4.6 miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 7.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Union Point.
 
Also see . . .
Great Buffalo Lick Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Seibert, January 19, 2009
2. Great Buffalo Lick Marker
 Bartramís Buffalo Lick. Article discusses the four possible locations for the "Great Buffalo Lick" described by William Bartram from his travels in Georgia in 1773. There appears to be convincing evidence that this site, determined by Col. T. G. MacFie in 1934, is not the actual site. (Submitted on February 4, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansNatural Features
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,397 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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