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Encanchata

 
 
Encanchata Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 19, 2014
1. Encanchata Marker
Inscription. Here at the Indian village of Encanchata, future site of Montgomery, Col. John Tate, last British agent to the Muscogee Nation, recruited and drilled Creek warriors in 1780 to relieve Tories in Augusta, Ga. being besieged by American patriots.
 
Erected by the Gen. Richard Montgomery Chapter, Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 32° 22.859′ N, 86° 18.774′ W. Marker is in Montgomery, Alabama, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street and Commerce Street, on the right when traveling east on Water Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Water Street, Montgomery AL 36104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Domestic Slave Trade/Slave Transportation to Montgomery (within shouting distance of this marker); Struggle For Colonial Empire (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Station & Riverfront Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Train Shed 1897 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major Charles W. Davis, Infantry United States Army / "Above and Beyond"
Encanchata Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, January 19, 2014
2. Encanchata Marker Area
(about 400 feet away); High Red Bluff (about 400 feet away); Montgomery's Panel Project (about 500 feet away); Marquis de Lafayette (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Montgomery.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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