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Moniac in Charlton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ellicott's Mound

 
 
Ellicott's Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, February 28, 2005
1. Ellicott's Mound Marker
Inscription.  Ellicott’s Mound, 5 miles north, at the head of the St. Marys River, was erected February 27, 1800, to mark the boundry between the United States and Spanish Florida, as set fourth in the Treaty of 1795 with Spain. Major Andrew Ellicott noted surveyor of Pennsylvania had been appointed U.S. Commissioner to survey the boundary. Prevented by Indians from running the line west from the Chattahoochee, he sailed around Florida and up the St. Marys to the edge of Okefenokee Swamp where he erected the mound.
 
Erected by Works Progress Administration. (Marker Number 94 A-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansPolitical SubdivisionsWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is February 27, 1752.
 
Location. 30° 31.092′ N, 82° 13.668′ W. Marker is in Moniac, Georgia, in Charlton County. Marker is on Georgia Route 94, 0.1 miles west of Georgia
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Route 185, on the left when traveling east. Marker is directly opposite the "Moniac" sign at the western edge of Moniac on Ga 94. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint George GA 31562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Ellicott's Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 19, 2010
2. Ellicott's Mound Marker
Ellicott's Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, January 19, 2010
3. Ellicott's Mound Marker
This view, east on Georgia 94, demonstrates the difficulty in seeing the marker against its background.
Ellicott's Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brad Kostelny, April 19, 2015
4. Ellicott's Mound Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 3,620 times since then and 139 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 15, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2, 3. submitted on April 21, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   4. submitted on June 23, 2015, by Brad Kostelny of Merritt Island, Florida. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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