>>>———>"Magnolia Plantation" was the home of Dudley Mays Hughes, four times a member of Congress from 1909 to 1917. He was the co-author of the Smith ~ Hughes Vocational Education Bill which was passed by Congress Feb. 23, 1917. This Bill provided Federal aid for vocational education in agricultural, domestic, mechanical and other lines for both youths and adults. Hughes was one of the builders and a president of the Macon, Dublin and Savannah Railroad. Throughout his career he was very active in promoting the agriculture and industry of Georgia.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 9:20pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 289422 N 3609375|
|Decimal Degrees||32.60188333, -83.24393333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 36.113', W 83° 14.636'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 36' 6.78" N, 83° 14' 38.16" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300-302 4th St, Danville GA 31017, US|
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