“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Leesburg in Lee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)

Noted Indian Settlement

Noted Indian Settlement Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, February 4, 2003
1. Noted Indian Settlement Marker
Inscription. Kennard's Settlement and Cowpens, a major Creek Indian center of Southwest Georgia, was located three and three-fourths miles west of here, on the east side of Kinchafoonee Creek. The site was named for Jack and William Kennard, two Lower Creek chiefs who were long friendly to white people.

This road is a remnant of an early Indian trading path that led from Flint River via Kennard's Settlement and Fort Gaines, Georgia to Pensacola, Florida.
Erected 1993 by Georgia Historic Marker. (Marker Number 088-1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 31° 46.003′ N, 84° 11.324′ W. Marker is in Leesburg, Georgia, in Lee County. Marker is on U.S. 19 0.1 miles north of Pinewood Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is 2.5 miles of the town of Leesburg. Marker is in this post office area: Leesburg GA 31763, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lee County (approx. 2.6 miles away); Palymra (approx. 8.9 miles away); Pursuit of Jefferson Davis (approx. 10 miles away); Cox Landing Park (approx. 11.1 miles away); Edward Vason Jones (approx. 11.8 miles away); Albany Home of Governor George D. Busbee (approx. 12.2 miles away); Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital (approx. 12.3 miles away); De Soto in Georgia (approx. 13 miles away).
Categories. Native Americans
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,713 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 2, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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