Ellicott's Mound

Ellicott's Mound (HM5UG)

Location: St George, GA 31562 Charlton County
Country: United States of America

N 30° 31.092', W 82° 13.668'

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Ellicott`s Mound, 5 miles north, at the head of the St. Marys River, was erected February 27, 1800, to mark the boundry between the United States and Spanish Florida, as set fourth in the Treaty of 1795 with Spain. Major Andrew Ellicott noted surveyor of Pennsylvania had been appointed U.S. Commissioner to survey the boundary. Prevented by Indians from running the line west from the Chattahoochee, he sailed around Florida and up the St. Marys to the edge of Okefenokee Swamp where he erected the mound.
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HM NumberHM5UG
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series.
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Marker Number94 A-3
Placed ByWorks Progress Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 7:09am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 382197 N 3376849
Decimal Degrees30.51820000, -82.22780000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 31.092', W 82° 13.668'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 31' 5.52" N, 82° 13' 40.08" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 216-222 GA-94, St George GA 31562, US
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