Kitty's Cottage

Kitty's Cottage (HMWRA)

Location: Oxford, GA 30054 Newton County
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N 33° 37.5', W 83° 52.3'

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Kitty's cottage was built in 1842 by Bishop James O. Andrew for an inherited slave who could not be freed and still live in Georgia; Kitty preferred to remain with the Andrew family rather than be sent to Africa. In 1938 Kitty's cottage was bought and moved to Salem Campground for safe-keeping. In 1994 the Board of Salem Campground offered to help move Kitty's Cottage back to Oxford. The City and the Oxford Historical Shrine Society worked together to help bring this sacred treasure back home. It was placed behind Old Church, near its original site. It is now a museum.
Marker Number20
Year Placed2000
Placed ByNewton County Historical Society Landmark Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 233604 N 3724276
Decimal Degrees33.62500000, -83.87166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 37.5', W 83° 52.3'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 37' 30.00" N, 83° 52' 18.00" W
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Area Code(s)678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1011 Wesley St, Oxford GA 30054, US
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