Monroe in Walton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Jack's Creek
Americans led by
Matthew Tolbert Chapter, D.A.R. 1925
Donated by Mrs. E. M. Williams
Erected 1925 by Matthew Tolbert Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 1, 1787.
Location. 33° 47.693′ N, 83° 42.697′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Georgia, in Walton County. Marker is at the intersection of East Spring Street (Georgia Route 10) and South Midland Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East Spring Street. Marker is on the grounds of the Development Authority of Walton County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 132 E Spring St, Monroe GA 30655, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. In Honor of All American Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Walton County Persian Gulf Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Walton County Civil War MemorialWalton County (about 400 feet away); Walton County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); James Monroe (about 700 feet away); Seven Governors Have Lived In Walton County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Moore’s Ford Lynching (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monroe.
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1. The Battle of Jack's Creek. In this excerpt from Historical Collections of Georgia by George White (1854), Gen. Elijah Clarke gives his account of the battle in a Sept. 24, 1787 letter to Georgia Gov. George Matthews. (A. Walker, The Indian Wars blog, posted March 56, 2008) (Submitted on May 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. Anniversary Revives Spirits and History of Battle of Jack's Creek. A Georgia GenWeb post gives an accounting of the skirmish, in which both sides claimed victory. (Submitted on May 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 106 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.