Near Oglethorpe in Macon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Miona Springs, an ancient gather place of American Indians, lies just Northeast of Lanier. With seven major mineral springs, it was appropriated in 1818 by the first White settler, Timothy Barnard.
Erected 1994 by The Macon County Historical Society.
Location. 32° 24.246′ N, 84° 3.884′ W. Marker is near Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Route 128 and Miona Spring Road (County Route 257), on the right when traveling north on State Route 128. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oglethorpe GA 31068, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Macon County (approx. 7.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Timothy Barnard (approx. 7.7 miles away); Lumpkin Academy (approx. 7.9 miles away); Home of Samuel Henry Rumph (approx. 8 miles away); Mt. Zion Lutheran Church (approx. 10.1 miles away); Gen. John B. Gordon (approx. 10.6 miles away); Flint River Farms Resettlement Project (approx. 11.3 miles away); Confederate Dead (approx. 13.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oglethorpe.
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 488 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.