Georgetown High School / Alma Mater
Georgetown High School
A memorial to our beloved Alma Mater. Georgetown High School was established and graduated the first class in 1926. It became accredited in 1932 and continued annual graduations under this name through 1971. The life of the school was less than half a century. In this brief time, from her halls walked many graduates filled with knowledge, integrity and patriotism to pass on for generations. In the grand auditorium students learned to love God, their country and their school. Though with doors closed, these values echoed within her walls until the building was destroyed by fire in July 1990.
Hail to thee, our Alma Mater
Hail to Georgetown High.
May she never be forgotten as the days pass by.
She’s the best ~ we’ll always
hail her ~ she will never die.
Hail to thee our Alma Mater,
Dear old Georgetown High.
Written by Class of 1941
SUPERINTENDENTS OF THE SCHOOL:
Henry M. Kaigler
Ralph M. Balkcom, Sr.
Frances K. House
George M. Phillips
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 31° 53.09′ N, 85° 6.033′ W. Marker was in Georgetown, Georgia, in Quitman County. Marker was at the intersection of Middle Street (U.S. 82) and Harrison Street, on the right when traveling west on Middle Street. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1023 Middle Street, Georgetown GA 39854, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Georgetown (approx. half a mile away); Quitman County (approx. half a mile away); Quitman County’s Old Jail (approx. half a mile away); Harrison-Guerry-Brannon-Crawford Family Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 2.1 miles away in Alabama); William Thomas "Tom" Mann / Eufaula, Alabama (approx. 2.4 miles away in Alabama); Central Railroad of Georgia Freight Depot (approx. 2.4 miles away in Alabama); Cotton and Creek Country (approx. 2.4 miles away in Alabama). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on February 10, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 30, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.