LaGrange in Troup County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fuller Earle Callaway, Sr.
Organizing and operating textile mills, banks, warehouses and department stores, Callaway helped modernize LaGrange's economy. Examples of his concern for the social and educational development of employees and residents can be found throughout LaGrange and the State of Georgia. When he died in 1928, Callaway was one of the world's leading textile manufacturers.
Erected 1986 by The Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Troup County Historical Society.
Location. 33° 2.336′ N, 85° 1.916′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Georgia, in Troup County. Marker is at the intersection of Vernon Street (U.S. 29) and Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Vernon Street. Touch for map. The marker stands on the southwest corner of the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Lagrange GA 30240, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Troup County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Nancy Harts (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Michael Troup (about 600 feet away); Troup County Academy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bellevue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bellevue, Home of Sen. Benjamin Harvey Hill (approx. half a mile away); Lynching in America / Raising a Voice Against Racial Violence (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaGrange.
Also see . . .
1. The Callaway Brothers. Further background on Fuller E. Callaway and the Callaway family. (Submitted on December 30, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. History and Heritage of the Fuller E. Callaway Foundation. Information on the Fuller E. Callaway Foundation. (Submitted on December 30, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons •
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