John McClinton Tutt

John McClinton Tutt (HMOH0)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 28.049', W 81° 58.876'

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1886-1968

For over six decades, John Tutt educated Augusta's youth at the Haines Normal and Industrial Institute and Lucy Craft Laney High School. After graduating from Lincoln University in 1905, Tutt returned to Augusta to teach Mathematics. Coach Tutt's teams amassed hundreds of wins in football, basketball, baseball, and track and field-many against college and semi-professional teams. He was a founding member of the Southern Coaches and Officials Association (est. 1922) and was instrumental in organizing its members into a cohesive group of African-American officials prepared to officiate within the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and elsewhere. John Tutt lived at this location from 1928-1968.
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HM NumberHMOH0
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number121-13
Year Placed2008
Placed ByErected by the Georgia Historical Society, Delta House, Inc., Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History, and Zeta XI Omega Housing Foundation, Inc
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Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 4:40am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 408818 N 3703544
Decimal Degrees33.46748333, -81.98126667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.049', W 81° 58.876'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 2.94" N, 81° 58' 52.56" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1108 Phillips St, Augusta GA 30901, US
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