Near Elberton in Elbert County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
“Old Dan Tucker”
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Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 052-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 34° 4.399′ N, 82° 44.65′ W. Marker is near Elberton, Georgia, in Elbert County. Marker is at the intersection of Calhoun Falls Highway (Georgia Route 72) and Pearl Mill Road, on the left when traveling east on Calhoun Falls Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elberton GA 30635, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gov. Heardís Home (here, next to this marker); Bethlehem Methodist Church (approx. 3.5 miles away); Gov. Heardís Grave (approx. 3.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Colonistsí Crossing (approx. 5.3 miles away); Nancy Hart (approx. 6.2 miles away); Olin D. Johnston Memorial Boulevard (approx. 6.2 miles away in South Carolina); Millwood (approx. 6.2 miles away in South Carolina); Battle of Cherokee Ford (approx. 6.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elberton.
Regarding "Old Dan Tucker". One of the many verses of "Old Dan Tucker:"
Old Daniel Tucker wuz a mighty man,
He washed his face in a fryin' pan;
Combed his head wid a wagon wheel
And he died wid de toofache in his heel.
Also see . . .
1. Old Dan Tucker. A good biography of Old Dan Tucker.
2. Old Dan Tucker. The lengthy Wikipedia entry for "Old Dan Tucker."
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