Historic Markers Across Georgia

Captain William McIntosh

Marker ID: GHM 095-3
Location: S of Pine Harbor, 2.8 mi E of US 17, 2.2 mi N of Eulonia
County: McIntosh
Coordinates: N 31° 32.759    W 081° 22.576
  31.545983    -81.376267
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1QYA
Captain William McIntosh Marker
Photo by Mike Stroud


In this plot under the ´Great Oak at Mallow Plantation,´ Captain William McIntosh, father of the Indian chief, General William McIntosh, was buried in 1794. Captain McIntosh an officer in the British army, when stationed in teh Creek country married two Indian women and their sons, William and Roderick, became chiefs among the Creeks.

Gen. William McIntosh was killed by his own people on May 1, 1825, for signing the Treaty of Indian Springs. Later his sons and his half-brother, Roderick (roley) led the great Creek trek to Old Indian Territory. They and their descendants have been distinguished lawyers, ministers, statesmen, artists, soldiers- noted leaders in the building of the West.

GHM 095-3 Georgia Historical Commission 1955

Captain William McIntosh
Photo by Mike Stroud