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The Creek Stories 9 (Article)

Hannah Hale is believed to have been born near present-day Taliaferro County, Georgia in about the year 1765. In the year 1777, When Hannah was 11 or 12 years old, she was abducted by the Creek Indians at a place called Roger’s Fort on the Ogeechee River in present-day Taliaferro County, Georgia. Taking the Creek Path through the Lower Creek villages and then heading northward along the Coosa River, a Creek war party arrived with Hannah Hale at their village which the traders had named the Fish Ponds. The village was actually named Thlotlogalgua, or Laloakalka. The Indian Agent Benjamin Hawkins, traveling through the Creek country in the year 1799, came to this village where he found Hannah Hale living with her five children.

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