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Near Sandersville in Washington County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

David A. Gordon

1866-1947

 

—Educator —

 
David A. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 28, 2009
1. David A. Gordon Marker
Inscription. For over 60 years this outstanding Negro was an entrepreneurial, educational, religious, and political leader in Washington County. On this site in 1897 he founded the Royal School for young Negro children.
 
Erected 2009 by Washington County Historical Society, Oak Grove Baptist Church, and Gordon Family.
 
Location. 33° 0.26′ N, 82° 44.432′ W. Marker is near Sandersville, Georgia, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Fall Line Freeway (Georgia Route 88) and Gordon School Road, on the right when traveling east on Fall Line Freeway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sandersville GA 31082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The March to the Sea (approx. 2.7 miles away); Washington County Courthouse (approx. 4.3 miles away); Saunder’s Store (approx. 4.3 miles away); Governor Thomas W. Hardwick (approx. 4.4 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 4.4 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 4.5 miles away); Rev. J. D. Anthony (approx. 4.6 miles away); Old City Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sandersville.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducationNotable PersonsPolitics
 
David A. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 28, 2009
2. David A. Gordon Marker
Looking east, Georgia Highway 88, the Fall Line Freeway, is to the left; Gordon School Road to the right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 675 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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