Near Whitesburg in Carroll County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh
It was relocated from near Centre, Alabama by W.O. Kilgore Construction with funds provided by the Department of Natural Resources and private sector funds raised by the Abraham Baldwin Chapter, NSDAR as requested by Carroll County, Georgia.
Dedication Service and House Blessing were held October 30, 1994.
Erected 1994 by Abraham Baldwin Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list.
Location. 33° 26.741′ N, 84° 57.402′ W. Marker is near Whitesburg, Georgia, in Carroll County. Marker is on West McIntosh Circle (Georgia Route 5) 2 miles south of Georgia Route 5, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitesburg GA 30185, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Council Bluffs Treaty (within shouting distance of this McIntosh Reserve (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Jos. Wheeler, C.S.A. (approx. 10.1 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 10.1 miles away); Confederate Dead (approx. 10.2 miles away); The Battle of Brown's Mill: Aftermath (approx. 10.2 miles away); The Battle of Brown's Mill: Ride for the River (approx. 10.2 miles away); The Battle of Brown's Mill: Detour to Battle (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitesburg.
Regarding This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh. For leading the Indian troops for Andrew Jackson during the War of 1812, Chief William McIntosh was commissioned a Brigadier General by the United States.
At the time Chief William McIntosh negotiated the 1825 Treaty of Indian Springs, which ceded Creek lands and for which he was assassinated, George M. Troup was the Governor of Georgia. Gov. Troup, who was pushing for the Indians to be removed from Georgia, was Chief McIntosh's first cousin; Troup's middle name was McIntosh.
Related markers.list of markers that are related to this marker.
Also see . . . A Detailed History of Chief William McIntosh. (Submitted on December 3, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
1. The McIntosh Family of Georgia
The McIntosh Family was one of the most important families in the early history of Georgia. The first of the Clan to arrive in America was Captain John McIntosh with 170 Highlanders. They arrived in Georgia from Scotland in 1735 to what is now McIntosh County (created in 1793) on the coast of Georgia. Some members of the “Fighting McIntosh” family in Georgia include:
Gen. Lachlan McIntosh, Col. William McIntosh, Col. John McIntosh, and Maj. Lachlan McIntosh – officers in the Revolutionary War;
Col. James L. McIntosh -- killed in the Mexican War;
Maria J. McIntosh -- author;
Capt. John McIntosh, Capt. William McIntosh, 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, Executive Officer of the Sumter, later of the Alabama, General James McQueen McIntosh, Col. William (Chilly) McIntosh (all CSA); John Baillie McIntosh
Thomas Spalding of Sapelo;
Creek Indian Chiefs William McIntosh, Roley McIntosh, Judge Alexander McIntosh, Acee Blue Eagle; plus many others.
There are numerous Georgia State Historical Markers for members of the McIntosh family.
— Submitted December 3, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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