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Near Dawson in Terrell County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of Echowanotchaway Swamp Monument

 
 
Battle of Echowanotchaway Swamp Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 5, 2018
1. Battle of Echowanotchaway Swamp Monument
Inscription.  
This boulder marks the site of
The Battle of Echowanotchaway Swamp
between State Troops and Creek Indians
July 25, 1836

 
Erected 1912 by Stone Castle Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution of Dawson, Georgia.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansWars, US IndianWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 31° 49.561′ N, 84° 33.966′ W. Marker is near Dawson, Georgia, in Terrell County. Marker can be reached from Old Fields Road (County Route 53) north of West Lee Street (County Road 141), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Fields Road, Dawson GA 39842, 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. Battle of Echowanotchaway Swamp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battleground of Echowanochaway Creek (approx. 4 miles away); Gen. Patrick Cleburne Camp, S.C.V.
View of monument towards Ichawaynochaway Creek image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 5, 2018
2. View of monument towards Ichawaynochaway Creek
Recent road widening and repair of the dirt road is currently blocking the monument.
(approx. 7.8 miles away); Confederate Gun Shop (approx. 7.8 miles away); Terrell County (approx. 7.9 miles away); a different marker also named Confederate Gun Shop (approx. 8 miles away); Chickasawhatchee Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 9.2 miles away); Benevolence Baptist Church (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dawson.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Note the different spellings on the markers, monument and nearby creek.
 
View from monument towards West Lee Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 5, 2018
3. View from monument towards West Lee Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 162 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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