Birthplace of Bishop A. G. Haygood and Miss Laura A. Haygood

Birthplace of Bishop A. G. Haygood and Miss Laura A. Haygood (HME4T)

Location: Watkinsville, GA 30677 Oconee County
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N 33° 51.522', W 83° 24.444'

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This house, about 150 years old, was the birthplace of Bishop Atticus Green Haygood in 1839 and his sister, Laura Askew Haygood, in 1845. Bishop Haygood was chaplain and missionary to the Army, 1861-65; President of Emory College, 1876-84; editor Wesleyan Christian Advocate, 1878-82; administrator Slater Fund, 1882-91; Bishop from 1890 until his death in 1896. Miss Haygood was principal of an early school for girls in Atlanta and was one of the first missionaries to China. She died in Shanghai in 1900. A brother and sister are buried in the yard of this house, now the Methodist parsonage.
HM NumberHME4T
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number108-2
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 8:27am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 277289 N 3749096
Decimal Degrees33.85870000, -83.40740000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 51.522', W 83° 24.444'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 51' 31.32" N, 83° 24' 26.64" W
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Area Code(s)706, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5-24 Macon Hwy, Watkinsville GA 30677, US
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