Menlo in Chattooga County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Last Indian Agent
A religious man, he is said to have financed the first missionary to the Cherokees. He was appointed U.S. Indian Agent to the Cherokees by President Monroe mar. 3, 1825 and served until the Cherokees were driven out of Georgia. For his services he was granted 3,000 acres of land in Chattooga County.
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 027-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 27.693′ N, 85° 29.031′ W. Marker is in Menlo, Georgia, in Chattooga County. Marker is on State Highway 337. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1106 Hwy 337, Menlo GA 30731, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chattooga County (approx. 7.8 miles away); Town Of Mentone (approx. 10 miles away in Alabama); Site of Cherokee Council Tree Former Site Of Battelle (approx. 10.6 miles away in Alabama); Site of the Willstown Mission (approx. 11.3 miles away in Alabama); First Cotton Mill In Northwest Georgia (approx. 11.6 miles away); Sardis Presbyterian Church & Cemetery (approx. 14.8 miles away).
Categories. • Native Americans •
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