Village of Fowltown historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Village of Fowltown historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Decatur County
Seminole War, 1st, 1817-1818
Location:
United States, Georgia, Decatur County, Bainbridge, 30.9037995, -84.5754699
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Ga. 97, .6 mile north of Green Shade Rd., Bainbridge (at tree 40' off rd.)
Text of marker: "VILLAGE OF FOWLTOWN. In this vicinity stood the Seminole village of Fowltown, scene of battle, Nov. 21, 1817, which marked the beginning of the First Seminole Indian War. The engagement resulted when Major Twiggs with 250 soldiers from Fort Scott attempted to arrest its warriors for depredations against the white frontier. A second conflict occurred at the village and nearby swamp Nov. 23rd, 1817, U.S. Soldiers being led by Lt. Col. Arbuckle. On Jan. 4, 1818, the village was found deserted and destroyed. ERECTED BY THE HISTORIC CHATTAHOOCHEE COMMISSIONDECATUR COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND FRIENDS 1994"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_village-of-fowltown
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_village-of-fowltown
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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