Historic Markers Across Georgia



DeSoto In Georgia



Marker ID: GHM 047-5
Location: Thronateeska Heritage Plaza, 100 Roosevelt Ave, Albany
County: Dougherty
Coordinates: N 31° 34.882    W 084° 8.972
  31.581366    -84.14953
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3P9
DeSoto In Georgia Marker
Photo by Renegade Legend



Text:

Many Schorlars belives this was the general area where De Soto spent March 5-10 1540 after crossing the Capachequi River,probably the Flint. The party cut trees,sawed boards,build a barge and crossed the river with the aid of a rope.From here the expedition traveled northward to Chiefdom of Toa on the same River.

G0HM 047-4 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION



 

 

047-5