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.
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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Federal Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Vann House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Springplace Mission (approx. 0.4 miles Murray County (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 5.1 miles away); Mystery Shrouds Fort Mountain (approx. 6˝ miles away); Legends of Fort Mountain (approx. 6˝ miles away); Fort Mountain State Park (approx. 6.6 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. John Howard Payne From Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
2. The Songwriters Hall of Fame. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
Additional keywords. Trail of Tears
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,341 times since then and 19 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.