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Near Whitesburg in Carroll County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh

 
 
This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 15, 2008
1. This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh Marker
Inscription.
It was relocated from near Centre, Alabama by W.O. Kilgore Construction with funds provided by the Department of Natural Resources and private sector funds raised by the Abraham Baldwin Chapter, NSDAR as requested by Carroll County, Georgia.

Dedication Service and House Blessing were held October 30, 1994.

 
Erected 1994 by Abraham Baldwin Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 33° 26.741′ N, 84° 57.402′ W. Marker is near Whitesburg, Georgia, in Carroll County. Marker is on West McIntosh Circle (Georgia Route 5) 2 miles south of Georgia Route 5, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitesburg GA 30185, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Council Bluffs Treaty (within shouting distance of this marker); McIntosh Reserve (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Jos. Wheeler, C.S.A. (approx. 10.1 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 10.1 miles away); Confederate Dead (approx. 10.2 miles away); The Battle of Brown's Mill: Aftermath
This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 2, 2001
2. This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh
The marker is adjacent to the front door.
(approx. 10.2 miles away); The Battle of Brown's Mill: Ride for the River (approx. 10.2 miles away); The Battle of Brown's Mill: Detour to Battle (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Whitesburg.
 
Regarding This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh. For leading the Indian troops for Andrew Jackson during the War of 1812, Chief William McIntosh was commissioned a Brigadier General by the United States.

At the time Chief William McIntosh negotiated the 1825 Treaty of Indian Springs, which ceded Creek lands and for which he was assassinated, George M. Troup was the Governor of Georgia. Gov. Troup, who was pushing for the Indians to be removed from Georgia, was Chief McIntosh's first cousin; Troup's middle name was McIntosh.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  A Detailed History of Chief William McIntosh. (Submitted on December 3, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Additional comments.
1. The McIntosh Family of Georgia
The McIntosh Family was
This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 2, 2001
3. This Log House is Similar to the Home of Chief William McIntosh
one of the most important families in the early history of Georgia. The first of the Clan to arrive in America was Captain John McIntosh with 170 Highlanders. They arrived in Georgia from Scotland in 1735 to what is now McIntosh County (created in 1793) on the coast of Georgia. Some members of the “Fighting McIntosh” family in Georgia include:

Gen. Lachlan McIntosh, Col. William McIntosh, Col. John McIntosh, and Maj. Lachlan McIntosh – officers in the Revolutionary War;

Col. James L. McIntosh -- killed in the Mexican War;

Maria J. McIntosh -- author;

Capt. John McIntosh, Capt. William McIntosh, Capt. Roderick (Rory) McIntosh -- British Army officers serving in the War with Spain and in the Indian country;

George M. Troup -- Governor of Georgia;

John McIntosh Kell, Executive Officer of the Sumter, later of the Alabama, General James McQueen McIntosh, Col. William (Chilly) McIntosh (all CSA); John Baillie McIntosh (US) in the Civil War;

Thomas Spalding of Sapelo;

Creek Indian Chiefs William McIntosh, Roley McIntosh, Judge Alexander McIntosh, Acee Blue Eagle; plus many others.

There are numerous Georgia State Historical Markers for members of the McIntosh family.
    — Submitted December 3, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy
Chief William McIntosh image. Click for full size.
By New Georgia Encyclopedia
4. Chief William McIntosh
Chief William McIntosh was also known by his Creek name, Taskanugi Hatke (White Warrior). The painting is by Charles Bird King
Springs, Georgia.

 
Categories. Native AmericansWar of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
Another Painting Believed to be of Chief William McIntosh image. Click for full size.
By New Georgia Encyclopedia
5. Another Painting Believed to be of Chief William McIntosh
The Indian Springs Inn and Tavern image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 1, 2013
6. The Indian Springs Inn and Tavern
The Indian Springs inn and tavern was built in Butts County in 1823 by Chief William McIntosh and his cousin, Joel Bailey, who also operated it.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   4, 5. submitted on December 1, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   6. submitted on December 3, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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