Historic Markers Across Georgia

Ellicott's Mound

Marker ID: WPA  GA 94 A-3
Location: on Ga 94 opposite "Moniac" sign west of Moniac, GA
County: Charlton
Coordinates: N 30° 31.092    W 082° 13.668
  30.5182    -82.2278
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNJKR
Ellicott's Mound Marker
Photo by David Seibert


Ellicott´s Mound, 5 miles north, at the head of the St. Marys River, was erected February 27, 1800, to mark the boundry [sic] between the United States and Spanish Florida, as set fourth [sic] in the Treaty of 1795 with Spain. Major Andrew Ellicott, noted surveyor of Pennsylvania had been appointed U.S. Commissioner to survey the boundary. Prevented by Indians from running the line west from the Chattahoochee, he sailed around Florida and up the St. Marys to the edge of Okefenokee Swamp where he erected the mound.

WPA Marker

Ellicott's Mound
Photo by David Seibert