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Stoney Nurses Home (HM9YG)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
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N 33° 28.12', W 81° 59.084'

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of the Lamar School of Nursing

This building, named for Dr. George N. Stoney, a prominent local black physician, opened in 1909 to house students of Lamar School of Nursing. Theschool, founded in 1897 by Lucy Craft Laney and Dr. William H. Doughty, was one of the first nursing schools for blacks in the South and trained students for work at Lamar Hospital, which opened in 1895 for black patients. The building was vacated in 1955 when the school was disbanded, though black nursescontinued training at University Hospital. It is presently occupied by the Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing.
HM NumberHM9YG
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number121-5
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Georgia Historical Society, Medical College of Georgia, and Lamar School of Nursing Alumnae Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 2:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 408497 N 3703678
Decimal Degrees33.46866667, -81.98473333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.12', W 81° 59.084'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 7.20" N, 81° 59' 5.04" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18-26 St Sebastian Way, Augusta GA 30901, US
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