Near Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Battle of Kettle Creek
Erected by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 157-15.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 41.447′ N, 82° 53.153′ W. Marker is near Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker can be reached from War Hill Road 1.5 miles south of Tyrone Road. Click for map. Marker is at the battle site. It is reached by taking Ga 44 west from Washington; turning north on Sandy Ridge Road; and in approximately two miles turning left on Tyrone Road. In approximately 2.5 miles to War Hill Road on the left is marked with a sign pointing to the site of the battle. The marker, monument, and cemetery are at the end of this road. Marker is in this post office area: Washington GA 30673, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named The Battle of Kettle Creek (within shouting distance of this marker); Kettle Creek Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Phillips Mills Baptist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Kettle Creek Battleground (approx. 2.1 miles away); Site of Chivers Plantation and Store (approx. 6.4 miles away); Liberty-Salem-Woodstock-Philomath (approx. 6.6 miles away); Bethesda Baptist Church (approx. 7.7 miles away); Rock Methodist Church Wilkes County (approx. 8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
Also see . . . Battle of Kettle Creek. The battle here at Kettle Creek was a preview of similar Rebel victories over combined British and Tory forces at other places such as King's Mountain.
Categories. • War, US Revolutionary •
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