Macon in Bibb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebration
Erected 2012 by Major Philip Cook Chapter, National Society United States Daughters of 1812 and the Fort Hawkins Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United States Daughters of 1812 marker series.
Location. 32° 50.967′ N, 83° 36.683′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker is at the intersection of Woolfolk Street and Smith Street, on the right when traveling east on Woolfolk Street. Touch for map. The marker is located just inside the main gate to the Fort Hawkins site. Marker is in this post office area: Macon GA 31217, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Fort Hawkins (here, next to this marker); Gen. James Edward Oglethorpe (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Hawkins (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dunlap House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battles of Dunlap Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away); William Bartram Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Central City College/Georgia Baptist College (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named The Dunlap House (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
Regarding War of 1812 Bicentennial Celebration. The present Fort Hawkins blockhouse is a replica on the original site, constructed in 1938 by the Nathaniel Macon Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War of 1812 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.