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Hartwell in Hart County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Nancy Hart

 
 
Nancy Hart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
1. Nancy Hart Marker
Inscription.
Erected by the Government of
The United States 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 handed she killed one and wounded another. The remainder of the party surrendered and were later hanged by her and a few of her neighbors.

 
Erected 1931 by Government of the United States.
 
Location. 34° 21.3′ N, 82° 54.733′ W. Marker is in Hartwell, Georgia, in Hart County. Marker is at the intersection of East Franklin Street (U.S. 29) and Old Highway 29, on the right when traveling west on East Franklin Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hartwell GA 30643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Broken V (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hart County World War I Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Hart County Veterans of Foreign Wars Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hart County World War II & Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hart County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hart County Confederate Monument
Nancy Hart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
2. Nancy Hart Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Veterans of All Wars (approx. 1.2 miles away); “Center of the World” (approx. 3.7 miles away); Cherokee Assembly Ground (approx. 3.7 miles away); Louie Morris Memorial Bridge (approx. 5.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hartwell.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nancy Hart from New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on August 9, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Nancy Hart. Nancy Morgan Hart (c. 1735 – 1830) was a heroine of the American Revolutionary War whose exploits against Loyalists in the Georgia backcountry are the stuff of legend. (Submitted on December 10, 2012, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Nancy Hart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, August 1, 2009
3. Nancy Hart Marker
Nancy Hart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, October 4, 2012
4. Nancy Hart Marker
The figure standing to the right of the monument is one of the many scarecrows that decorate Hartwell, Georgia during October.
Nancy Hart image. Click for full size.
By Louis S. Glanzman
5. Nancy Hart
Nancy Hart image. Click for full size.
Stories of Georgia by Joel Chandler Harris. American Book Company, 1896, 1896
6. Nancy Hart
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,276 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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