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Dahlonega in Lumpkin County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mt. Hope Cemetery

 
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, August 28, 2021
1. Mt. Hope Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  

In this cemetery, Mt. Hope, are buried three Revolutionary soldiers, reinterred from beneath the chancel of Dahlonega Methodist Church: William Allen, age 112; Richard Ledbetter, age 100; Isaac Watts, age 90, though it was 1828 when this section was settled, other Revolutionary soldiers who lived and are buried in this area are: Matthew Arthur; James Boyd; John Davidson; William Fleming; John Hames; Abraham Hetton; Rubin Hill; Wiley McLane; George Paschal; Michael Pilgrim; John Nix; Edmond Singleton; John J. Williams.

Soldiers from every later war lie buried in this sacred ground - brave men of a brave people.
 
Erected by Daughters of the Revolution.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 34° 31.632′ N, 83° 59.3′ W. Marker is in Dahlonega, Georgia, in Lumpkin County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Alumni Drive, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. The marker is
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inside the cemetery near the intersection of West Main Street and Alumni Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 W Main Street, Dahlonega GA 30533, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dahlonega Mint (approx. 0.2 miles away); Price Memorial Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.A. Lawson Steeple (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Pierce Price (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Price Memorial Building (approx. ¼ mile away); North Georgia College Gate (approx. 0.3 miles away); Holly Theatre (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dahlonega Stories (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dahlonega.
 
Mt. Hope Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, August 28, 2021
2. Mt. Hope Cemetery Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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