Historic Heartland / Roberta

Benjamin Hawkins Gravesite

Georgia State Highway 128 W
Roberta, GA 31078

  • Benjamin Hawkins beloved Indian Agent of entire Southeastern region

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  • Benjamin Hawkins Monument and Southern Railroad Caboose

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Colonel Benjamin Hawkins served throught the Revolutionary War as a member of General Washington's staff. After the war he was sent to Georgia toassume jurisdiction over all Indian Tribes South of the Ohio River. He established the Creek Indian Agency on the banks of the Flint River in Crawford County where he made his permanent home. He also built Fort Hawkins on Ocmulgee River, Macon, Georgia. He died at his home in Crawford County and was buried near the Flint River. His grave is marked by a stone monument.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Admission & Fees

    Benjamin Hawkins Monument $0.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Open Year 'Round

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages