Near Dawson in Terrell County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Herod Town
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 135-5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Georgia Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
Location. 31° 41.953′ N, 84° 26.505′ W. Marker has been reported damaged. Marker is near Dawson, Georgia, in Terrell County. Marker is at the intersection of Herod Highway (Georgia Route 55 at milepost 6) and County Route 164, on the right when traveling northTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dawson GA 39842, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. General Andrew Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Gun Shop (approx. 5.1 miles away); To The Memory of James Mathews Griggs (approx. 5.1 miles away); Terrell County (approx. 5.1 miles away); Chickasawhatchee Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Gen. Patrick Cleburne Camp, S.C.V. (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Confederate Gun Shop (approx. 5.6 miles away); Battleground of Echowanochaway Creek (approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dawson.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 30, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,013 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on March 24, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. Photos: 1. submitted on January 30, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2. submitted on September 7, 2011, by Terry L. Lambert of Brinson, Georgia. 3, 4. submitted on January 30, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 5, 6. submitted on March 24, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.