OKEFENOKEE Heritage Center
Hilliard House Exhibit
The 1830s Hilliard House was occupied at one time by General Thomas Hilliard
The 1830s Hilliard House
The 1830s Hilliard House was occupied at one time by General Thomas Hilliard, a famous leader in the Indian Wars of the early 19th century. The Hilliard House was moved from Waresboro, GA to the Okefenokee Heritage Center in 1982.
The plantation plain style farmhouse contains furniture, tools, and implements from the period, giving the visitor a glimpse into the everyday life of the times.
Born: Jun. 5, 1805 Died: Mar. 26, 1866
Soldier of the Indian Wars of 1836 – 1838 – 1842
General Hilliard is buried in Kettle Creek Cemetery with:
Barbara – His Wife – Daughter of William & Amy Barker Miller
Her Loyal Maid Delia Sleeps at Her Feet
Spouses: Barbara Miller Hilliard (1802 – 1854) & Sarah Neda Wade Hilliard Miller (1840 – 1914)
Cuyler W. Hilliard (1825 – 1903), Frances Wilkinson Cox (1829 – 1919), Samantha J. Wilkinson Waldron (1839 – 1925), Dixie Bullard Hilliard (1861 – 1892), Thomas Gordon Hilliard (1863 – 1956)