Near Spring Place in Murray County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Howard Payne
Author of "Home, Sweet Home," suspected as a spy of the Cherokee Indians was imprisoned here in 1835, but released.
Erected by Old Guard of Atlanta
Oct. 6, 1922;
Jos. A. McCord; Commandant
Erected 1922 by Old Guard of Atlanta.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Native Americans. In addition, it is included in the Trail of Tears series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
Location. 34° 45.725′ N, 84° 49.329′ W. Marker is near Spring Place, Georgia, in Murray County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Route 225 and Georgia Route 52, on the right when traveling north on State Route 225. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chatsworth GA 30705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Federal Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Vann House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Springplace Moravian Mission & School (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Moravian Mission to the Cherokee IndiansAnna Rosina Kliest Gambold (approx. 0.3 miles away); "God's Acre" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Principal Chief Charles Renatus Hicks (approx. 0.4 miles away); Springplace Mission (approx. 0.4 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. John Howard Payne. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
2. John Howard Payne. The Songwriters Hall of Fame entry (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
Additional keywords. Trail of Tears
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,392 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. 4. submitted on February 4, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.