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Village of Fowltown

 
 
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By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
1. Village of Fowltown Marker
Inscription. In this vicinity stood the Seminole village of Fowltown, scene of battle, Nov. 21, 1817, which marked the beginning of the First Seminole Indian War. The engagement resulted when Major Twiggs with 250 soldiers from Fort Scott attempted to arrest its warriors for depredations against the white frontier. A second conflict occurred at the village and nearby swamp Nov. 23rd, 1817, U.S. Soldiers being led by Lt. Col. Arbuckle. On Jan. 4, 1818, the village was found deserted and destroyed.
 
Erected 1994 by Historical Chattahoochee Commission, Decatur County Historical Society and Friends.
 
Location. 30° 47.942′ N, 84° 36.619′ W. Marker is in Bainbridge, Georgia, in Decatur County. Marker is at the intersection of Faceville Highway (Georgia Route 97) and McLauchlin Road (Private), on the left when traveling south on Faceville Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bainbridge GA 39819, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charles James Munnerlyn / “Refuge” (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ira Sanborn (approx. 3.7 miles away); General Andrew Jackson Trail (approx. 7.3 miles away);
Village of Fowltown Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
2. Village of Fowltown Marker
First United Methodist Church (approx. 7.5 miles away); Camp Recovery (approx. 7.5 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.6 miles away); Steamboats (approx. 7.6 miles away); Fort Scott (approx. 7.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bainbridge.
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Village of Fowltown Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
3. Village of Fowltown Marker
To the left of the marker is the private, gated McLaughlin Road.
Village of Fowltown Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
4. Village of Fowltown Marker
Looking south on Faceville Highway, Georgia Highway 97.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 499 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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