Colonel John McIntosh historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Colonel John McIntosh historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--McIntosh County
Location:
United States, Georgia, McIntosh County, 31.4838062, -81.3755664
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: S. of Pine Harbor, 2.8 mi. E. of U.S. 17, 2.2 mi. N. of Eulonia
Text of marker: "COLONEL JOHN McINTOSH. About one mile from this spot, at Fairhope, the adjoining plantation, Colonel John McIntosh, a hero of the American Revolution, was buried in 1826. It was Colonel McIntosh, in command of Fort Morris at Sunbury, who, when the British Lieut. Col. L.V. Fuser demanded the surrender of the fort on Nov. 20, 1778, replied: "Come and Take It." A member of the family of Scottish Highlanders who led in the settlement of Darien and for whom the county of McIntosh was named, Col. McIntosh had a long and distinguished military career, serving throughout the Revolution and the War of 1812. 095-4 Georgia Historical Commission 1955"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_colonel-john-mcintosh
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_colonel-john-mcintosh
Rights Holder:
Copyright held by David Seibert. Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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