Tributes to Nancy Morgan HART
Nancy Hart Highway, Georgia
Nancy Hart Highway begins in the city of Hartwell, Hart County Georgia, and reaches through Georgia.
According to the United States Bureau of Roads in Washington, D.C. in 1950,
this was the only highway in the United States named for a woman.
| A granite marker at the corner of Carter and Benson Streets in Hartwell. |
This is one of several signs in the area that commemorate the Nancy Hart Highway.
This particular sign is in Hartwell, Hart Co., Georgia, near Hartwell Public Libraries.
The highway was named by the
Georgia Daughters of the American Revolution,
and marker erected by the
John Benson Chapter DAR, March, 1928.
"NANCY HART HIGHWAYPicture taken by, Linda Jordan Poland, 1993
NAMED BY GA. D.A.R.
JOHN BENSON CHAPTER
||This Highway marker is located just outside the City limits|
of Hartwell, Hart Co., Georgia.
It stands at the intersection of Old and New Highway 29.
It was unveiled on November 11, 1931
with Senator Richard B. Russell
making the principal address in which
he retold the story of Nancy Hart and
the capture of the Tories.
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
AND A FEW OF HER NEIGHBORS.
Picture taken by, Linda Jordan Poland, 1993
Pictures taken by, Linda Jordan Poland, 1993.
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[Nancy Morgan Hart Web Page] [Hart Quest-Places With HART]
[Nancy Hart Park & Cabin, GA.] [Nancy Hart Hwy, GA.]
[Hart Co. GenWeb, GA] [John Benson Chapter, DAR, Hartwell, GA]
[Nancy HART Grave, Henderson Co., Ky.] [List of Descendants Book Cemetery]
[Nancy Morgan Hart Speech-DAR Henderson Co.]
[The Great Heritage] [Transylvania Park, Henderson Co., KY.]
[Will of John HART ] [Henderson Co., Ky., KyGenWeb Page]
[History of Henderson Co., Ky.] [ General Samuel Hopkins Chapter, DAR of Henderson Co., Ky.]
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