Spata in Hancock County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Famous Indian Trail
The main stem of the thoroughfare, the Oakfuskee Path, led past Warrenton, Eatonton, Indian Springs, Griffin and Greenville to Oakfuskee Town, chief early center of the Upper Creek Indians on the Tallapoosa River in Alabama.
White traders began using this way in the early 1700s.
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 070-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 20.733′ N, 83° 5.977′ W. Marker is in Spata, Georgia, in Hancock County. Marker is on Georgia Route 16 0.3 miles east of Green Springs Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker stands at the bridge over Little Shoulderbone Creek. Marker is in this post office area: Sparta GA 31087, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Shoulder-bone Creek Treaty (approx. 1.2 miles away); “July” 1858 (approx. 2 miles away); Gov. William Jonathan Northen (approx. 5.4 miles away); Nathan S.S. Beman at Mt. Zion (approx. 5.7 miles away); Liberty Chapel (approx. 6.7 miles away); Rockville School (approx. 7 miles away); "Old Dominion" (approx. 8.4 miles away); Hancock County (approx. 8.6 miles away).
Categories. • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 591 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.