Near Hahira in Lowndes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Mary Turner and the Lynching Rampage of 1918
Erected 2010 by Georgia Historical Society, Lowndes/Valdosta Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Valdosta State University — Women and Gender Project, and The Mary Turner Project. (Marker Number 92-2.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights. A significant historical date for this entry is May 19, 1918.
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Hahira GA 31632, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Old Coffee Road (approx. 3.7 miles away); Mount Zion Camp Ground (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Old Morven School (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Old Coffee Road (approx. 5 miles away); Hahira High School (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Old Coffee Road (approx. 9.3 miles away); SOWEGA Building (approx. 9.6 miles away); Old United States Post Office, Adel, Georgia (approx. 9.7 miles away).
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1. Mary Turner marker has been removed. (Submitted on October 11, 2020, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida.)
2. Update: Replacement marker to be installed in new location. The original bullet-scarred and vandalized Mary Turner historical marker will become a display in the Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. A new, replacement, historical marker will be established at the Webb Miller Community Church on Blakely Street in Hahira. The new marker will note the change in location. (Submitted on April 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 108 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on March 14, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of replacement marker, in its new location, added as a new marker page. Text of the marker has changed. • Can you help?