Near Spring Place in Murray County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
John Howard Payne
Author of "Home,Sweet Home," suspected as a spy of the Cherokee Indians was imprisoned here in 1835, but released.
Erected by Old Guard of Atlanta
Oct. 6, 1922;
Jos. A. McCord; Commandant
Erected 1922 by Old Guard of Atlanta.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Trail of Tears marker series.
Location. 34° 45.725′ N, 84° 49.329′ W. Marker is near Spring Place, Georgia, in Murray County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Route 225 and Georgia Route 52, on the right when traveling north on State Route 225. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chatsworth GA 30705, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Federal Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Chief Vann House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Springplace Mission (approx. 0.4 miles away); Murray County (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Old Federal Road (approx. 5.1 miles away); Mystery Shrouds Fort Mountain (approx. 6½ miles away); Legends of Fort Mountain (approx. 6½ miles away); Fort Mountain State Park (approx. 6.6 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. John Howard Payne From Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
2. The Songwriters Hall of Fame. (Submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
Additional keywords. Trail of Tears
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,258 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2009, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia. 4. submitted on February 4, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.