Near Donalsonville in Seminole County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Sabacola El Menor
Spanish efforts to establish missions further up the Chattahoochee were unsuccessful and the Christianized portion of the Indians moved south to Sabacola. In 1717, the pro-Spanish Indian leader Cherokeeleche (Cherokee-killer) built a stockade on the site. The town was abandoned after a raid by pro-English Indians in 1724. The site of Sabacola is now under the waters of Lake Seminole.
Erected 1980 by The Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Seminole County Commission.
Location. 30° 48.351′ N, 84° 52.582′ W. Marker is near Donalsonville, Georgia, in Seminole County. Marker is on State Park Drive 0.1 miles south of Georgia Route 253, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7870 State Park Dr, Donalsonville GA 39845, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least Apalachicola Arsenal (approx. 7.2 miles away in Florida); The Scott Massacre (approx. 7.4 miles away in Florida); Nicolls' Outpost (approx. 7.4 miles away in Florida); Sneads (approx. 7.4 miles away in Florida); Chattahoochee Landing Mound Group (approx. 7.4 miles away in Florida); a different marker also named Apalachicola Arsenal (approx. 7.4 miles away in Florida); Site of U.S. Post Office Reynoldsville, Georgia / Reuben Arthur Reynolds (approx. 7.4 miles away); Site of Ellicott's Observatory (approx. 7½ miles away in Florida).
Categories. • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian •
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