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Near Omaha in Stewart County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Indian Trail

Indian Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tim Fillmon, circa 1993
1. Indian Trail Marker
Inscription.  Three miles west on the Chattahoochee River was Oconee Village, home of the Oconee Indians from 1715 to 1799. Their Chief Oueekachumfa or Long King signed the treaty with General Oglethorpe at Cowetah, August 21, 1739. In the 1750s, led by Chief Secoffee, many warriors of the tribe rest to Florida along a trail, that crosses here. There they changed their name to Seminoles or Runaways and Outlaws and formed the nucleus of the Seminole tribe. They fought the settlers of south Georgia from 1817 to 1836 in the Seminole wars. The Seminole Indians are found today in the everglades of Florida.
Erected by the Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 128-3.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 21, 1739.
Location. 32° 8.313′ N, 84° 58.201′ W. Marker is near Omaha, Georgia, in Stewart County. Marker is on Georgia Route 39 at milepost 15,, 0.9 miles east
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of Holtzclaw Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Omaha GA 31821, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort McCreary – 1836 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Battle of Shepherd’s Plantation (approx. 4.6 miles away); Florence (approx. 5˝ miles away); Providence United Methodist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Spanish Fort, 1689-1691 (approx. 6.1 miles away in Alabama); Rev. David Walker Lowe (approx. 6.2 miles away); Fort Jones (approx. 6.7 miles away); Antioch Institute (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Omaha.
More about this marker. Source of marker text: Georgia Historical Society.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . .  Treaty of Coweta Town (1739). Proceedings of the Assembled Estates of all the Lower Creek Nation on Saturday the Eleventh day of August Anno Domini 1739. (Submitted on May 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 91 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 7, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.
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Oct. 6, 2022