South Newport in McIntosh County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The McIntosh Family Of McIntosh County
The roll of distinguished members of this family includes: Gen. Lachlan McIntosh, Col. William McIntosh, Col. John McIntosh, Maj. Lachlan McIntosh - officers in the Revolution; Col. James L. McIntosh, killed in the Mexican War; Maria J. McIntosh, authoress; Capt. John McIntosh, Capt. Wm. McIntosh of Mallow, Capt. Roderick (Rory) McIntosh - British Army officers serving in the War with Spain and in the Indian country; George M. Troup, Governor of Georgia; John McIntosh Kell, Second officer of the Alabama; Thomas Spalding of Sapelo; Creek Indian Chiefs - Gen. Wm. McIntosh, Roley McIntosh, Judge Alexander McIntosh, Acee Blue Eagle . . . . and many others.
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 095-11.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Government & PoliticsNative Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 31° 37.128′ N, 81° 24.075′ W. Marker is in South Newport, Georgia, in McIntosh County. Marker is on Coastal/Ocean Highway (U.S. 17), on the right when traveling south. Marker is 1.7 miles south of the South Newport River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Townsend GA 31331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Bartram Trail (here, next to this marker); Jonesville (approx. 1.1 miles away); South Newport Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Confederate Post in 1864 (approx. 1˝ miles away); Skirmish in Bulltown Swamp (approx. 2.8 miles away); Rice Hope (approx. 4.8 miles away); John Houstoun McIntosh (approx. 4.8 miles away); Colonel John McIntosh (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in South Newport.
Regarding The McIntosh Family Of McIntosh County. William McIntosh of the Creek Nation, is actually Lachlan and William McIntosh's cousin. The half Creek, half
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The General Lachlan McIntosh Historical Marker.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Lachlan McIntosh. (Submitted on August 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Wikipedia entry for William McIntosh. ...sent into the Creek Nation to recruit them to fight for the British during the Revolutionary War. (Submitted on August 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Additional keywords. Multiracial Americans
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,475 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.