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Union Point in Greene County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Two Committees

 
 
The Two Committees Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 1, 2011
1. The Two Committees Marker
Inscription.
The Two Committees
Who alternated weekly
In carrying on the Wayside Home

Mrs. Jas. B. Hart Mrs. P. W. Printup
Mrs. M. L. Watson Mrs. L. Bynum
Mrs. Martha E. Forester Mrs. Ira Brown
Mrs. Dr. B. F. Carlton Mrs. Richard Dilworth
Mrs. Philip Yonge Mrs. E. A. Wagnon
Mrs. Dr. W. A. Moore Miss Julia Wagnon
Mrs. J. C. Deal Mrs. Susan Hutchins
Mrs. Dr. B. F. Carlton Secy. Mrs. Jas. B. Hart Treas.
 
Location. 33° 36.933′ N, 83° 4.518′ W. Marker is in Union Point, Georgia, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Carlton Avenue and Thornton Street, on the right when traveling east on Carlton Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union Point GA 30669, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Wayside Home 1862-64 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Wayside Home (about 600 feet away); First Regimental Reunion of Confederate Veterans (approx. mile away); Great Buffalo Lick (approx. 1.4 miles away); Bethesda Baptist Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); Bethany Presbyterian Church
The Two Committees Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 1, 2012
2. The Two Committees Marker
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Confederate Gun Shop (approx. 6 miles away); Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Union Point.
 
Regarding The Two Committees. The Union Point Wayside Home, run by these 14 women, served over one million meals to sick and wounded Confederate soldiers.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Two Committees Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 1, 2012
3. The Two Committees Marker
Looking south across the railroad tracks to the business district of Union Point. The W.P.A. marker for the Wayside Home can be seen (with difficulty) in the far distance, to the left of The Two Committees marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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