Near Statenville in Echols County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Skirmish at Cow Creek
Erected 2000 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 050-3.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 30° 51.37′ N, 83° 0.117′ W. Marker is near Statenville, Georgia, in Echols County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 129 at milepost 17 and Wayfare Road (County Route 1), on the right when traveling south on U.S. 129. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Statenville GA 31648, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Wayfare or Cow Creek Church (a few steps from this marker); Echols County (approx. 10.7 miles away); Burnt Church (approx. 12 miles away); Union Church Cemetery (approx. 12 miles away); Union Baptist Church (approx. 12.4 miles away); Fender Cemetery (approx. 13.4 miles away); Lanier County (approx. 13˝ miles away); Home of Governor E. D. Rivers (approx. 13.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Statenville.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker of the same title and text on this location erected by the Georgia Historical Commission.
Also see . . . Henry Blair’s Account of the Skirmish at Cow Creek. (Submitted on October 26, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,564 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 31, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.