Planter's Academy

Planter's Academy (HMGG3)

Location: Gray, GA 31032 Jones County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 3.713', W 83° 36.363'

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The Farmer's Academy (later Planter's Academy) was incorporated Dec. 19, 1822 by Act of Legislature signed by Gov. John Clark. Trustees included Bailey Bell, Adam Carson, Kinchen P. Thweatt, James Lockett, Cyrus Cotton, Samuel Barron and William Cowan. Early teachers were Wilson Whatley, William Whatley, Joe Carson, J. R. Jenkins, J. A. Bowers, James F. Barron. Family names on the school rolls were Barron, Hunt, Brown, Jones, Green, Hascall, Henseley, Whatley and Walker. The academy building was burned by Sherman's forces in November 1864 and was never rebuilt.
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HM NumberHMGG3
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number084-12
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 6:55am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 256689 N 3661167
Decimal Degrees33.06188333, -83.60605000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 3.713', W 83° 36.363'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 3' 42.78" N, 83° 36' 21.78" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1444-1450 Monticello Hwy, Gray GA 31032, US
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