Six Patriots Honored in Elbert County, Georgia Place this date on your calendar.
The Sons of the American Revolution, the Daughters of the American Revolution, the families of the descendants of Stephen Heard, John Darden, Mammy Kate, Daddy Jack, Dionysus Oliver and Peter Oliver invite you to two ceremonies on Oct. 15, 2011, at 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
At 10:30 a.m. a ceremony will be held at the Heardmont Cemetery in Elbert County. We will honor Revolutionary War Patriots: Gov. Stephen Heard, Capt. John Darden, Mammy Kate, and Daddy Jack.
At 2:00 p.m. a ceremony will be held at the Stinchcomb Methodist Church. And we will honor Revolutionary War Patriots: Capt. Dionysus Oliver and Peter Oliver.
Lunch will be offered at 12:00 noon until 1:30 p.m. for $15.00 each at 357 Heard Street in Elberton. (Rumor has it there will be a “blue grass” band at the luncheon for entertainment). Send lunch reservations to Larry Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, if you wish to lay a wreath to honor any of these patriots, please send the following information to Larry Wilson at email@example.com: 1)Patriot Name, 2) your full Name, and 3) your address. On that email please also note your reservations for lunch. (see below for more details).
Directions: Heardmont, Elbert County, GA. 10:30 am–Heard, Darden, Mammy Kate and Daddy Jack.GPS: Heardmont --- N34 deg 06. 815’. W82 deg 41. 683'.From downtown Elberton, go south on GA Hwy 17/72 about 1.7 miles until GA Hwy 72 turns East.Turn left on GA 72, travel about 6.7 miles to a “Quick store” on the right.Immediately to your left is Pearl Mill Road.You will see two historic markers – Stephen Heard and Daniel Tucker.Turn left onto Pearl Mill Road.Travel 2.8 miles on Pearl Mill Road until the road splits…stay on the right – Heardmont Road.Travel less than amile to the cemetery.
12:00 to 1:30 pm. Directions to Lunch: GPS: N34 deg 6.408 min W82 deg 51.552 ; Address: 357 Heard Street.Easiest Way:From Heardmont Ceremony, travel back to downtown Elberton.You will pass one stop light and continue to the 2nd stop light.Turn left onto Heard Street.Go to the 357 Heard Street Address.
2:00 pm. Oliver Gravesite at Stinchcomb Methodist Ch: GPS: N34 deg 08. 312' W82 deg 56. 622'Travel from Downtown Elberton NorthWest on GA HWY 17 about 5.1 miles to Deep Creek Road.Turn left onto Deep Creek Road and travel about 1.8 miles to Stinchcomb Road.Turn Left onto Stinchcomb Road, travel .9 miles distance to church on your right.