The J.L. Hand Gazebo

The J.L. Hand Gazebo (HM1CDQ)

Location: Pine Mountain, GA 31822 Harris County
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N 32° 49.895', W 84° 51.226'

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The handsome gazebo was given in loving memory of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Hand and placed in the Gardens in January, 1972. Constructed of longleaf pine, it was originally the belvedere atop the now demolished J. L. Hand home in Pelham, Georgia, the childhood home of Mrs. Cason J. Callaway, Sr. The house was designed by Gust E. Leo of Atlanta and begun in 1895, requiring four years to complete. The plans are now in the archives at Thomasville, Georgia. The wrought-iron fence around the gazebo originally served as a trim for the roof line of the house, Before it succumbed to modern progress, the home was a landmark of Pelham and southwestern Georgia, the scene of many happy occasions for the family and their friends. During her lifetime, Mrs. Florence Hollis Hand devoted equally of her time to her family and to the azalea and camelia gardens which surrounded her home.
Year Placed1972
Placed ByCallaway Gardens
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 12:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 700891 N 3634657
Decimal Degrees32.83158333, -84.85376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 49.895', W 84° 51.226'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 49' 53.70" N, 84° 51' 13.56" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 84 Unnamed Road, Pine Mountain GA 31822, US
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