Historic Markers Across Georgia



The Battle of Kettle Creek



Marker ID: DAR 
Location: War Hill Rd 1.5 miles south of Tyrone Rd, Washington, GA
County: Wilkes
Coordinates: N 33° 41.467    W 082° 53.15
  33.69111666    -82.88583333
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: None
The Battle of Kettle Creek Marker
Photo by David Seibert



Text:

[ Side 1]
On this hill the Fourteenth Day of February 1779 the Battle of Kettle Creek was fought

[ Side 2]
This battle of the American Revolution in which the British were severely defeated checked their invasion of Georgia

[ Side 3]
The victorious American forces were commanded by Colonel Andrew Pickens, Colonel Elijah Clarke, Colonel John Dooly.


Erected 1930 by the United States Government upon request of the Kettle Creek Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.




The Battle of Kettle Creek
Photo by David Seibert



 

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