Henderson in Henderson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Nancy Morgan Hart
Gen. Sam'l Hopkins Chapter
Erected by General Samuel Hopkins Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 37° 50.342′ N, 87° 35.505′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Kentucky, in Henderson County. Marker is on 1st Street east of North Main Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located beside the sidewalk, near the flag pole, directly in front of the north (1st Street) entrance to the Henderson County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 North Main Street, Henderson KY 42420, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Court Bell (here, next to this marker); Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Henderson County Revolutionary War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); A Civil War Action (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Raid on Newburgh Operation Desert Storm Memorial (about 300 feet away); Central Park Fountain (about 400 feet away); County Formed, Named (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henderson.
Also see . . .
1. Nancy Morgan Hart. Georgia frontierswoman Nancy Morgan Hart was a legendary hero of the American Revolution who made it her mission to rid the Georgia territory of British Loyalists (Tories). According to various accounts, she captured six, killed one, and oversaw the hanging of five others. She also served as a spy. (Submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Nancy Hart (ca. 1735-1830). Georgia's most acclaimed female participant during the Revolutionary War (1775-83) was Nancy Hart. A devout patriot, Hart gained notoriety during the revolution for her determined efforts to rid the area of Tories, English soldiers, and British sympathizers. Her single-handed efforts against Tories and Indians in the Broad River frontier, as well as her covert activities as a patriot spy, have become the stuff of myth, legend, and local folklore. (Submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
3. Nancy Hart (1735-1830): War Woman (Submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary • Women •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.