Historic Markers Across Georgia



Rice Hope



Marker ID: GHM 095-21
Location: US 17/Ga 25 2 miles north of Eulonia
County: McIntosh
Coordinates: N 31° 33.141    W 081° 25.335
  31.55235027    -81.42224804
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1QY7
Rice Hope Marker
Photo by Mike Stroud



Text:

Famous Rice and Indigo Plantation of Colonial and Revolutionary times, Rice Hope was the home of George McIntosh, son of John McIntosh Mor of Darien, and brother of General Lachlan McIntosh. George McIntosh was Official Surveyor for St. Andrew´s Parish, Member of the Commons House of Assembly, Member of the First Provincial Congress of Georgia, Member of the Council of Safety. During the Revolution, the home of George McIntosh at Rice Hope was burned and his slaves and stock run off by the British.

GHM 095-21 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1957




Rice Hope
Photo by Mike Stroud



 

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