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Newnan in Coweta County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William McIntosh

the Creek Indian Chief

 
 
William McIntosh Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2016
1. William McIntosh Marker
Inscription.
To commemorate
the courage and fidelity of
the Creek Indian Chief
William McIntosh
In his youth he shielded pioneers, during
the Revolution, from hostile tribes.
He attained distinction in the war of 1812
and guided General Jackson and his troops
over the Indian trails to New Orleans.
On February 12, 1825, he signed the treaty
by which all lands west of the Flint River
were ceded to the State of Georgia.
For this he was slain by a band of Creeks
who were opposed to the treaty.

 
Erected 1915 by Sarah Dickinson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Newnan, Georgia.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 22.477′ N, 84° 48.019′ W. Marker is in Newnan, Georgia, in Coweta County. Marker is at the intersection of South Court Square and West Court Square, on the left when traveling south on South Court Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 East Court Square, Newnan GA 30263, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coweta County VFW Memorial (a few steps
William McIntosh - born Taskanugi Hatke (White Warrior) image. Click for full size.
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2. William McIntosh - born Taskanugi Hatke (White Warrior)
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from this marker); Maj. Stephen W. Pless (a few steps from this marker); William Thomas Overby (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Joe M. Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of General Daniel Newnan (within shouting distance of this marker); Coweta County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Brown's Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Hospitals (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newnan.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Encyclopedia of Alabama article on William McIntosh. (Submitted on May 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on William McIntosh. (Submitted on May 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Native AmericansWar of 1812
 
Wide shot of William McIntosh Marker near the Coweta County Probate Court Building image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2016
3. Wide shot of William McIntosh Marker near the Coweta County Probate Court Building
William McIntosh Marker and stone. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2016
4. William McIntosh Marker and stone.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 228 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 15, 2016, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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