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Near Dawson in Terrell County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

General Andrew Jackson

 
 
General Andrew Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 24, 2010
1. General Andrew Jackson Marker
Inscription. This boulder commemorates the historical fact that General Andrew Jackson, with his command of nine hundred Georgia Militia and friendly Creek Indians, occupied the Indian village of Herodtown, located on this site, March 12, 1818. This event occurred during his march from Fort Early, Georgia, to Saint Marks, Florida, in the war with the hostile Indians of Georgia.
Erected 1913 by Dorothy Walton Chapter, D.A.R. Mrs. W. A. McLain, Regent. Land donated by Mr. W. L. Gumm.
 
Erected 1913 by Dorothy Walton Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 31° 41.933′ N, 84° 26.5′ W. Marker is near Dawson, Georgia, in Terrell County. Marker is at the intersection of Herod Highway (Georgia Route 55) and County Route 164, on the right when traveling north on Herod Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dawson GA 39842, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Herod Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Gun Shop (approx. 5.2 miles away); Terrell County (approx.
General Andrew Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 24, 2010
2. General Andrew Jackson Marker
5.2 miles away); Chickasawhatchee Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 5.3 miles away); Gen. Patrick Cleburne Camp, S.C.V. (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Confederate Gun Shop (approx. 5.7 miles away); Calhoun County (approx. 14.5 miles away); Pursuit of Jefferson Davis (approx. 17.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dawson.
 
Categories. Native AmericansNotable PersonsWars, US Indian
 
General Andrew Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 24, 2010
3. General Andrew Jackson Marker
General Andrew Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, January 24, 2010
4. General Andrew Jackson Marker
A Georgia Historical Marker, Old Herod Town, stands next to the D.A.R. boulder.
 
 
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