DAR wreath laying

The dedication of a grave marker honoring Revolutionary War soldier Maher Lyle was held in Hoschton on October 23. The ceremony was held by several DAR and SAR chapters, including the James Pittman DAR chapter from Jackson County. Lyle was born in Scotland in 1737 and fought in the American Revolution in Virginia. He later settled in Jackson County at the north end of the Mulberry River where was buried in a  family plot in 1814. Shown here are members of the Pittman DAR chapter (L to R): Betty Anne Mathis, Brandy Pethel, Charlotte Mealor and Guy Dean Benson.


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