Historic Markers Across Georgia



Battle of Shephards Plantation



Marker ID: WPA 
Location: on Ga 39 just north of Florence Marina State Park
County: Stewart
Coordinates: N 32° 06.274    W 085° 02.298
  32.10456666    -85.0383
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WMA6ZY
Battle of Shephards Plantation Marker
Photo by Ken Moser



Text:

Date of Battle June 9, 1836

On this site was fought the battle of Sheperd's Plantation between Creek Indians and pioneer settlers aided by volunteer soldiers stationed at forts Ingersol-Jones and McCreary under Major Henry W. Jernigan and Captain Hamilton Garaway.

W.P.A. 1936 D.A.R.




Battle of Shephards Plantation
Photo by Ken Moser


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Explore further:

Explore Southern History - The Battle of Shepherd's Plantation - Florence, Georgia
Wikipedia - The Creek War (1813–1814)




 

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