Historic Markers Across Georgia



De Soto



Marker ID: DAR 
Location: In front of the De Soto Building at the intersections of Grant St and Washington St, Clarkesville, GA.
County: Habersham
Coordinates: N 34° 36.969    W 083° 31.630
  34.61615    -83.52716666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM7BJQ
De Soto Marker  



Text:

De Soto
With 500 Spanish and Portuguese soldiers and with 200 Cherokee burden bearers
Passed here about May 30th 1540 twenty six years before the founding of
St Augustine

Erected A.D. 1923 by
Tomochichi Chapter, D.R.A



 
The De Soto Building
De Soto


 

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