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

Council Bluffs Treaty

11 December 1821

 
 
Council Bluffs Treaty Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 27, 2005
1. Council Bluffs Treaty Marker
Inscription. Here at the home of Creek Chief Wm McIntosh, a treaty establishing a new boundary between the CHEROKEE and CREEK Indian Nations was drafted and signed. The north boundary was later used in the first survey of Carroll County in 1826-27.
 
Location. 33° 26.729′ N, 84° 57.391′ W. Marker is in Whitesburg, Georgia, in Carroll County. Marker is on West McIntosh Circle 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. 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. 10.1 miles away); The Battle of Brown's Mill: Aftermath (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); Wheeler's Pursuit (approx. 10.2 miles away).
 
Regarding Council Bluffs Treaty. The house at McIntosh Reserve, opposite the grave of Brig-Gen. William McIntosh, is similar to McIntosh's home, which was burned in 1825
Plaque on the house at McIntosh Reserve, site of the Council Bluffs Treaty. image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 15, 2008
2. Plaque on the house at McIntosh Reserve, site of the Council Bluffs Treaty.
when McIntosh was murdered. The house was moved to this site from Centre, Alabama.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers related to Chief McIntosh and Indian land treaties.
 
Categories. Native AmericansPolitical Subdivisions
 
Council Bluffs Treaty Marker in 2008 image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 15, 2008
3. Council Bluffs Treaty Marker in 2008
Council Bluffs Treaty Marker and Chief Wiliam McIntosh House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 2, 2001
4. Council Bluffs Treaty Marker and Chief Wiliam McIntosh House
In the McIntosh Reserve.
Chief William McIntosh House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 2, 2001
5. Chief William McIntosh House
In McIntosh Reserve.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,682 times since then and 51 times this year. Last updated on October 15, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1. submitted on August 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   2. submitted on October 15, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   3. submitted on October 16, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   4, 5. submitted on August 7, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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