Mount Pleasant. An Eighteenth-Century Yuchi Indian Town, British Trader Outpost, and Military Garrison in Georgia.

Author(s): Daniel Elliott; Rita Elliott

Year: 1990

Summary

This is a report for non-professional audience on the survey and discovery of the Mount Pleasant site in Effingham County, Georgia. This site was settled by Yuchis around 1720-1750. It also was home to English deerskin traders. These traders were formed into a Georgia Ranger troop in 1739. The Mount Pleasant ranger fort lasted until about 1760.

Cite this Record

Mount Pleasant. An Eighteenth-Century Yuchi Indian Town, British Trader Outpost, and Military Garrison in Georgia., 10. Daniel Elliott, Rita Elliott. 1990 ( tDAR id: 448944) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8448944

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Keywords

Culture
Historic YUCHI

Material
Ceramic Chipped Stone Fauna Glass Metal

Site Name
9EF169

Site Type
Fort Trade Post Village

Investigation Types
Historic Background Research Systematic Survey

Geographic Keywords
Effingham County, Georgia

Temporal Keywords
18th Century

Spatial Coverage

min long: -81.37; min lat: 32.538 ; max long: -81.32; max lat: 32.588 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Principal Investigator(s): Daniel Elliott

File Information

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Report for popular consumption on survey and discovery of the Mount Pleasant Site, 9EF169, in Effingham County, Georgia.