Rice Hope

Rice Hope (HM77G)

Location: Townsend, GA 31331 McIntosh County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 33.141', W 81° 25.335'

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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.
HM NumberHM77G
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number095-21
Year Placed1957
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 6:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 459923 N 3490896
Decimal Degrees31.55235000, -81.42225000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 33.141', W 81° 25.335'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 33' 8.46" N, 81° 25' 20.10" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 359-399 GA-25, Townsend GA 31331, US
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