Fort Madison certificate
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Fort Madison certificate

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Georgia Historical Society
Creator: Jackson County (Ga.)
Title: Fort Madison certificate
Dates: 1797
Extent: 0.05 cubic feet (1 folder)
Identification: MS 0263

Biographical/Historical Note

Fort Madison was one of a string of forts on the Indian frontier, built in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of a 1797 certificate of appraisement for two blockhouses at Fort Madison in Jackson County, Georgia. A diagram is attached to the document.

Index Terms

Bunkers (Fortification)
Fort Madison (Ga.)
Jackson County (Ga.)

Administrative Information

Custodial History


Preferred Citation

[item identification], Fort Madison certificate, MS 263, Georgia Historical Society, Savannah, Georgia.

Acquisition Information



Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Copyright has not been assigned to the Georgia Historical Society. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Division of Library and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Georgia Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.


Encoding funded by a 2012 Documenting Democracy grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.