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Fort Cumming
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
N 34° 42.919 W 085° 17.296
16S E 656745 N 3842807
Quick Description: A historic marker in Lafayette.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/28/2007 12:25:11 AM
Waymark Code: WM2385
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 10

Long Description:
Fort Cumming

Here stood a Cherokee Indian stockade with blockhouse on hill, built by U.S. Government in 1836.
Capt. Samuel Fariss and a company of Georgia volunteers guarded Cherokee Indians here before their removal to the west.
This fort was presumably named for Rev. David B. Cumming, Methodist minister and missionary to the Cherokees.

Marker #146-1
Georgia Historical Commission
1952
Type of Marker: Fort

Marker #: 146-1

Date: 1952

Sponsor: Not listed

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