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Bainbridge in Decatur County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Battle of 1702

 
 
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By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
1. Battle of 1702 Marker
Inscription. In this vicinity was fought the Flint Battle of 1702 between the English under Capt. Antonio with Creek allies from Achito (near Columbus) and the Spaniards under Capt. Francisco Romo Uriza with 800 Indians from Bacuqua (north of Tallahassee). In a battle at daybreak by a ruse the English defeated the Spaniards, killing or capturing 600.

This battle was a prelude to Queen Anne’s War and the first blow for control of the Mississippi valley by the English. It ended the advance of the Spaniards up the Chattahoochee and Flint valleys and France’s ambitions in Alabama.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 043-1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 30° 54.746′ N, 84° 34.038′ W. Marker is in Bainbridge, Georgia, in Decatur County. Marker is at the intersection of Albany Road (Georgia Route 97) and Carter Street, on the right when traveling north on Albany Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bainbridge GA 39817, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Tonge Factory (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named
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By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
2. Battle of 1702 Marker
Battle of 1702 (within shouting distance of this marker); Hutto School (approx. half a mile away); First Flint River Baptist Normal Institute / Union Normal School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Hughes (approx. 0.6 miles away); De Soto Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); El Camino Real (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Bainbridge Volunteers (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bainbridge.
 
More about this marker. The text is identical to the nearby Historic Chattahoochee Marker of the same title.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
Battle of 1702 Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 16, 2012
3. Battle of 1702 Marker
Looking north on Albany Road, with a Georgia Historic Marker for "The Tonge Factory" in the distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 22, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 22, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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