Colonel John McIntosh

Colonel John McIntosh (HMAK0)

Location: Townsend, GA 31331 McIntosh County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 32.761', W 81° 22.576'

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About one mile from this spot, at Fairhope, the adjoining plantation, Colonel John McIntosh, a hero of the American Revolution, was buried in 1826. It was Colonel McIntosh, in command of Fort Morris at Sunbury, who, when the British Lieut. Col. L.V. Fuser demanded the surrender of the fort on Nov. 20, 1778, replied: "Come and Take It."

A member of the family of Scottish Highlanders who led in the settlement of Darien and for whom the county of McIntosh was named, Col. McIntosh had a long and distinguished military career, serving throughout the Revolution and the War of 1812.
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HM NumberHMAK0
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number095-4
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 5:23pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 464285 N 3490178
Decimal Degrees31.54601667, -81.37626667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 32.761', W 81° 22.576'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 32' 45.66" N, 81° 22' 34.56" W
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Area Code(s)912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1000-1098 Grouper Ln NE, Townsend GA 31331, US
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