Historic Markers Across Georgia

Dooly Spring

Marker ID: GHM 090-4
Location: Elijah Clark State Park near the entrance, Lincolnton, GA
County: Lincoln
Coordinates: N 33° 51.042    W 082° 24.085
  33.8507    -82.40141666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6QNQ
Dooly Spring Marker
Photo by Ken Moser


Dooly Spring

The spring to the left of this marker was used by the John Dooly family.

The simple log cabin, in which Colonel John Dooly and his family resided, was situated across the road opposite the spring. It was here that Colonel Dooly was murdered by a band of Tories.

Colonel Dooly fought with General Elijah Clark during the Revolutionary War.

Dooly County was named for Colonel Dooly.

090-4 Georgia Historical Commission.