Near Cordele in Crisp County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
The Battle of Skin Cypress Pond was fought on the Blackshear Trail. During the battle three U.S. soldiers and a number of Indians were killed. They were buried at the site of the battle in unmarked graves.
Erected 1989 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 040-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 56.742′ N, 83° 49.128′ W. Marker is near Cordele, Georgia, in Crisp County. Marker is on Old Albany Road (Georgia Route 300) 0.9 miles west of U.S. 280, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cordele GA 31015, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. De Soto Trail (was approx. 2.3 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Crisp County Titan I Missile (approx. 4 miles away); Spanish-Indian Battle (approx. 5½ miles away); Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park (approx. 5.7 miles away); Veterans of Foreign Wars Group Camp (approx. 5.7 miles away); Fort Early (approx. 8.1 miles away); Dooly County (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cordele.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an earlier marker of the same title and text erected by the Georgia Historical Commission, which had disappeared from this location.
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 664 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 4, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.