Posted by GoDawgs on February 06, 2003
In Reply to: Old Dan Tucker? posted by Fort Briscoe on January 30, 2003
Dan Tucker lived in Elberton, Georgia, was a Methodist minister and a ferry operator. The song was written by his slaves who dearly loved him. His grave overlooks the Savannah River and Lake Richard Russell in eastern Elbert County and is a popular tourist attraction. For more information, contact the Elberton-Elbert County Chamber of Commerce at http://www.elbertga.com/.