Athens in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Louis H. Persley
Erected 2006 by Georgia Historical Society and First African Methodist Episcopal Church, Athens. (Marker Number 29-3.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Architecture Churches & Religion • Education. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, the Georgia Historical Society, and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1870.
Location. 33° 57.629′ N, 83° 22.745′ W. Marker is in Athens, Georgia, in Athens-Clarke County. Marker is at the intersection of West Dougherty Street and Hull Street, on the left when traveling east on West Dougherty Street. Marker is in front of the First AME Church Educational Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 521 North Hull Street, Athens, Athens GA 30603, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Presbyterian Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Moses Waddel (about 800 feet away); The Athens Double-Barrelled Cannon (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Flight in Georgia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 to 1902 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ross Crane House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Albon Chase HouseHome of Joseph Henry Lumpkin (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
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