Historic Markers Across Georgia

General Andrew Jackson

Marker ID: DAR 
Location: on Ga 55 (Herod Highway) at County Hwy 164, in Terrell County, south of Dawson, GA
County: Terrell
Coordinates: N 31° 41.940    W 084° 26.506
  31.699    -84.44176666
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WMAFFH
General Andrew Jackson Marker
Photo by David Seibert


This boulder commemorates the historical fact that General Andrew Jackson, with his command of nine hundred Georgia Militia and friendly Creek Indians, occupied the Indian village of Herodtown, located on this site, March 12, 1818. This event occurred during his march from Fort Early, Georgia, to Saint Marks, Florida, in the war with the hostile Indians of Georgia.

Erected 1918 by Dorothy Walton Chapter, D.A.R.
Mrs. W. A. McLain, Regent.

General Andrew Jackson
Photo by David Seibert