Historic Markers Across Georgia



Nancy Hart (ca. 1735-1830)



Marker ID:  
Location: Chimney memorial commemorating Nancy Hart during the Revolutionary War. Located on Franklin Street, Hartford, GA.
County: Hart
Coordinates: N 34° 21.300    W 082° 54.742
  34.355000    -82.912367
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM4M4D
Nancy Hart (ca. 1735-1830) Marker  



Text:

Erected by the Government of the United Stated in the year 1931
to commemorate the heroism of

Nancy Hart

During the American Revolution a party of British Tories came to her home. Single handedly she killed one and wounded another. The remainder of the party surrendered and were later hanged by her and a few of her neighbors.




Nancy Hart (ca. 1735-1830)
Photo by Thorny1


Notes:

The Nancy Hart Story

Wikipedia

Women in the American Revolution

Georgia Encyclopedia Nancy Hart

Nancy Hart-Revolutionary War Heroine

 

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