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Kettle Creek Battlefield
Kettle Creek Battlefield site and historical marker
|Nearest city||Washington, Georgia|
|Area||40 acres (16 ha)|
|NRHP reference No.||75000617|
|Added to NRHP||June 26, 1975|
Kettle Creek Battlefield is a 40 acres (16 ha) historic site outside Washington, Georgia in Wilkes County, Georgia, at the location of the Battle of Kettle Creek, in 1779, in the American Revolutionary War. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places on June 26, 1975. It is located 9 miles (14 km) southwest of Washington off Tyrone Road.
The NRHP-listed area encircles "War Hill", a 500 feet (150 m) high hill, which has the Kettle Creek Monument erected upon it, by the War Department in 1930. There are also historical markers placed by the Georgia Historical Commission. The American Battlefield Trust and its partners have acquired and preserved 180 acres of the Kettle Creek Battlefield through mid-2018.
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