Near Griffin in Spalding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
John McIntosh Kell
Erected 2001 by Georgia Historical Society and Griffin-Spalding Historical Society, replacing a marker originally erected by the Works Progress Administration in 1940. (Marker Number 126-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Griffin GA 30223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cavalry Skirmish at Bear Creek Station (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hampton Depot (approx. 3˝ miles away); David Ragan (approx. 3˝ miles away); Dr. W.E. (Brother Bill) Brannon (approx. 3˝ miles away); Darrell Waltrip (approx. 3˝ miles away); Davey Allison (approx. 3˝ miles away); Bobby Allison (approx. 3˝ miles away); Bruton Smith (approx. 3˝ miles away).
More about this marker. Originally a WPA marker also titled "John McIntosh Kell" stood within 100 feet of where the new marker was erected. The WPA marker has been missing for over 25 years, although a section of the pole remains.
Also see . . . Recollections of a Naval Life. Including the Cruises of the Confederate States Steamers, "Sumter" and "Alabama." (Submitted on September 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,908 times since then and 74 times this year. Last updated on September 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. Photos: 1. submitted on September 16, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on September 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on February 7, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.