Nancy Ward hits the stage

Through the magic of the Interwebs, I just found out that somebody has written a musical about Nancy Ward, Beloved Woman of the Cherokee.  The show’s on its premiere run in Hartwell, GA.

Ward (or Nanye-hi, if you prefer to use her Cherokee name) was one of those intercultural mediators that played such a prominent role on the early American frontier, which in her case consisted of what eventually became northeastern Tennessee.

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Filed under American Revolution, Appalachian History, History and Memory, Tennessee History

2 responses to “Nancy Ward hits the stage

  1. Ben Hampton, a Chattanooga artist now deceased, painted a large picture of Nancy.

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