Thursday, March 16, 2017

Nancy Hart, American Revolution Heroine-- Part 3


**  Hart County, Georgia named for her.

**  Hart County's county seat is named Hartwell

**  During the Civil War, a group of women called themselves the Nancy Harts after organizing a military group to defend selves after their men had gone off to war.  This was in LaGrange, Georgia.

**  Lake Hartwell and Hartwell Dam in Georgia.

**  The Milledgeville, Georgia, chapter of the DAR is named after her.

**  Nancy Hart Highway in Georgia.  As of 1950, reportedly the only highway in the U.S. named after a woman.  Georgia State Highway 77.


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