The Napier House

The Napier House (HM8ZR)

Location: Ringgold, GA 30736 Catoosa County
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N 34° 52.452', W 85° 13.601'

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Thomas Thompson Napier built this house in 1836 of heavy local timber prepared by slaves and finishing lumber brought by ox-wagon from Augusta. During the Battle of Chickamauga 20 wounded soldiers were cared for in the house by Mrs. Martha Harris Napier and Mrs. Debbie Thedford, assisting an Army nurse. Water was hauled to the battlefield from Blue and Sweet Springs on the Napier place. In early days there was a race track on the property where Indians and early settlers were said to gather for races and chicken fights.
HM NumberHM8ZR
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number023-11
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 4:57pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 662074 N 3860526
Decimal Degrees34.87420000, -85.22668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 52.452', W 85° 13.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 52' 27.12" N, 85° 13' 36.06" W
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Area Code(s)706, 423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4200 State Rte 1024, Ringgold GA 30736, US
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