Historic Markers Across Georgia



Chehaw



Marker ID: DAR 
Location: in a small almost forgotten park off Old Leslie Rd near Starksville, GA.
County: Lee
Coordinates: N 31° 46.403    W 084° 07.689
  31.773383    -84.128150
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4TCY
Chehaw Marker  



Text:

Large Indian Town home of the Chehaw´s, were a friendly agricultural people of the Creek Tribe. Who aided our early settlers. They Contributed men, food and horses to subdue the hostile Seminoles here. Andrew Jackson rested with his starving army and was given help in 1818.
Here also in 1818 through misunderstanding were massacred seven of this tribe by Georgia Troops for which all possible amends were made.

Erected in 1912 by Council of Safety Chapter D.A.R.

Chehaw Village Park has been adopted by Cub Scout Pack 113.



 

 

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