Geographic Sort Historical Markers in Dawson, Georgia
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Dawson, Georgia

Clickable Map of Terrell County, Georgia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Terrell County, GA (10) Calhoun County, GA (2) Dougherty County, GA (15) Lee County, GA (4) Randolph County, GA (20) Sumter County, GA (52) Webster County, GA (5)  TerrellCounty(10) Terrell County (10)  CalhounCounty(2) Calhoun County (2)  DoughertyCounty(15) Dougherty County (15)  LeeCounty(4) Lee County (4)  RandolphCounty(20) Randolph County (20)  SumterCounty(52) Sumter County (52)  WebsterCounty(5) Webster County (5)
Dawson is in Terrell County
    Terrell County (10)
    Calhoun County (2)
    Dougherty County (15)
    Lee County (4)
    Randolph County (20)
    Sumter County (52)
    Webster County (5)
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1Georgia (Terrell County), Dawson — 135-4 — Battle of Echowanotchaway Swamp
On West Lee Street (County Road 141) 0.8 miles east of School House Road (County Road 143), on the right when traveling east.
During the Creek Indian uprising in 1836, after the burning of Roanoke (Stewart Co.), 300 Indians came this way to join the Seminoles in Florida. Pursued by 132 Stewart Country Militia under Major R.W. Jernigan, they were overtaken here. After a . . . Map (db m117117) HM
2Georgia (Terrell County), Dawson — Battle of Echowanotchaway Swamp Monument
Near Old Fields Road (County Route 53) north of West Lee Street (County Road 141), on the left when traveling north.
This boulder marks the site of The Battle of Echowanotchaway Swamp between State Troops and Creek Indians July 25, 1836 Map (db m117120) HM
3Georgia (Terrell County), Dawson — 135-3 — Chickasawhatchee Primitive Baptist Church
On East Lee Street (Georgia Route 32) 0 miles east of Old Mill Road S.E., on the right when traveling east.
This church, organized September 28, 1858, with two men and five women as charter members, is the oldest church in Terrell County on its original site. Three acres of land were given by Haley Johnson of Dawson. Later, Sharpe and Crouch of Dawson . . . Map (db m27019) HM
4Georgia (Terrell County), Dawson — Confederate Gun Shop
On East Lee Street (Georgia Route 32) at Stonewall Street SE, on the right when traveling east on East Lee Street.
Confederate Gun Shop Which made Dickson-Nelson rifles 1864 – 1865Map (db m26960) HM
5Georgia (Terrell County), Dawson — 135-6 — Confederate Gun Shop
On Orange Street SE at 12th Avenue NE, on the right when traveling north on Orange Street SE.
When the states of Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee grew short of arms in 1863, Governor Shorter of Alabama and President Jefferson Davis persuaded Major O. O. Nelson of Tuscumbia, Alabama, to organize a company to erect a Gun Shop. . . . Map (db m27006) HM
6Georgia (Terrell County), Dawson — 135-2 — Gen. Patrick Cleburne Camp, S.C.V.
On North Main Street, 0 miles 7th Avenue NE, on the right when traveling north.
General Patrick Cleburne Camp, S.C.V., the only Camp east of the Mississippi to be named for a General from the west of that river, was organized May 3, 1956, with members from several counties in Southwest Georgia. General Patrick Ronayne . . . Map (db m27012) HM
7Georgia (Terrell County), Dawson — General Andrew Jackson
On Herod Highway (Georgia Route 55) at County Route 164, on the right when traveling north on Herod Highway.
This boulder commemorates the historical fact that General Andrew Jackson, with his command of nine hundred Georgia Militia and friendly Creek Indians, occupied the Indian village of Herodtown, located on this site, March 12, 1818. This event . . . Map (db m27008) HM
8Georgia (Terrell County), Dawson — 135-5 — Old Herod Town
On Herod Highway (Georgia Route 55 at milepost 6) at County Route 164, on the right when traveling north on Herod Highway. Reported damaged.
On this site stood Herod Town, one of the last Indian villages in this section to remain after the coming of the white man. According to longstanding local tradition, when General Andrew Jackson and his troops came through here on the way to Florida . . . Map (db m169257) HM
9Georgia (Terrell County), Dawson — 135-1 — Terrell County
On East Lee Street at Jefferson Street SE, on the right when traveling east on East Lee Street.
This County, created by Act of the Legislature February 16, 1856, is named for Dr. William Terrell who died in 1855. He served in Congress from 1817 to ‘21. Eight miles west of here was fought the Battle of Echo-wa-noth-away Swamp in the Creek . . . Map (db m27014) HM
Oct. 17, 2021