>>> — 1 Bl. —>This school, established in 1852 by members of Cross Lodge No. 12 Masons for the purpose of educating girls, was a leading educational center for 30 years. Located on land purchased from Willard and Hollis Boynton, when completed it had an endowment of $12,000. The first General Board of Directors was composed of 17 Masons from Stewart County and other sections of Georgia. Rev. Jesse H. Campbell, prominent minister and educator, was one of the founders and on the teaching staff. Destroyed by fire in 1880, it was rebuilt by popular subscription and used as a school for boys and girls.
|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||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 7:21pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 707810 N 3548407|
|Decimal Degrees||32.05280000, -84.79888333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 3.168', W 84° 47.933'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 3' 10.08" N, 84° 47' 55.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2334 Chestnut St, Lumpkin GA 31815, US|
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