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Eulonia in McIntosh County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rice Hope

 
 
Rice Hope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 2008
1. Rice Hope Marker
Inscription.  Famous Rice and Indigo Plantation of Colonial and Revolutionary times, Rice Hope was the home of George McIntosh, son of John McIntosh Mor of Darien, and brother of General Lachlan McIntosh. George McIntosh was Official Surveyor for St. Andrew`s Parish, Member of the Commons House of Assembly, Member of the First Provincial Congress of Georgia, Member of the Council of Safety. During the Revolution, the home of George McIntosh at Rice Hope was burned and his slaves and stock run off by the British.
 
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 095-21.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 31° 33.141′ N, 81° 25.335′ W. Marker is in Eulonia, Georgia, in McIntosh County. Marker is on Ocean Highway (U.S. 17), on the right when traveling south. Between Pine Harbor
Rice Hope Marker, looking south along US 17 and wagonway image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, August 2008
2. Rice Hope Marker, looking south along US 17 and wagonway
and Fair Hope Roads. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crescent GA 31304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Houstoun McIntosh (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Court House at Sapelo Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Colonel John McIntosh (approx. 2.7 miles away); Captain William McIntosh (approx. 2.7 miles away); Old Belleville or Troup Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); Capture of 26 Men in 1864 (approx. 4.4 miles away); Baisden's Bluff Academy (approx. 4.4 miles away); The McIntosh Family Of McIntosh County (approx. 4.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eulonia.
 
Also see . . .  The History of Georgia By Charles Colcock Jones. Pages 278- 280,George McIntosh (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
A look down the wagonway at the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. A look down the wagonway at the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,545 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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