Old Herod Town

Old Herod Town (HMHY8)

Location: Dawson, GA 39842 Terrell County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 41.953', W 84° 26.51'

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On this site stood Herod Town, one of the last Indian villages in this section to remain after the coming of the white man. According to longstanding local tradition, when General Andrew Jackson and his troops came through here on the way to Florida to subdue the Seminoles in 1818, they were joined by the Chief of this village, "Old Herod," a firm friend of the white settlers, with his warriors.
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HM NumberHMHY8
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number135-5
Year Placed1958
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 9:59pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 742454 N 3509942
Decimal Degrees31.69921667, -84.44183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 41.953', W 84° 26.51'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 41' 57.18" N, 84° 26' 30.60" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4729 Herod Hwy, Dawson GA 39842, US
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