<———<<<<This church is named Montpelier after Fort Montpelier of 1794, 1/2 mi. below here down the Oconee. This fort & others were built during the Creek Indian troubles. Capt. Jonas Fouche was ordered to guard the Ga. frontier from the mouth of the Tugaloo to Fort Fidius on the Oconee. 200 militia cavalry & infantry raised under Gov. Telfair were placed under the command of Maj. Gaither, Federal commandant. A note on Fouche's map reads: "As it is 40 mi. from Fort Twiggs to Mount Pelah where Maj. Gaither lies in garrison, it is recommended that a public station might be created by the Government (at Cedar Shoals)".
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Department of Natural Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 4:17am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 298008 N 3662255|
|Decimal Degrees||33.08015000, -83.16403333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 4.809', W 83° 9.842'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 4' 48.54" N, 83° 9' 50.52" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||478, 706|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 156-210 Stembridge Rd, Milledgeville GA 31061, US|
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