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Plains in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Plains City Hall

 
 
Plains City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 6, 2021
1. Plains City Hall Marker
Inscription.  
In the 1930’s, Ernest Spann built and operated a service station here. In the 1940’s, Oliver Spann, son of Ernest and Carrie Oliver Spann, operated a bowling alley in the rear of the building. This building has served as a number of different functions including a gas station, café, barber shop, and bus station. Today this building serves as Plains City Hall.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 32° 2.031′ N, 84° 23.654′ W. Marker is in Plains, Georgia, in Sumter County. Marker is at the intersection of West Church Street (U.S. 280) and South Hudson Street, on the right when traveling east on West Church Street. Marker is mounted at eye-level on the subject building, just to the left of the front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West Church Street, Plains GA 31780, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Plains Honors Her Own Jimmy Carter (within shouting distance of this marker); President Jimmy Carter (within shouting distance of this marker); Plains Depot
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Carter Service Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Plains Pharmacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Plains Inn and Antique Mall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); M and M Cash Store (about 300 feet away); Walters Grocery Company (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plains.
 
Also see . . .  Plains City Hall, Jimmy Carter National Historical Park.
Plains City Hall, a red brick building that has served as a cafe, barber shop, bus station, and now serves as city hall for Plains, Georgia. Part of the National Historic Preservation District.
(Submitted on November 26, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Plains City Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 6, 2021
2. Plains City Hall
(marker is mounted on left side of front doorway)
Plains City Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 6, 2021
3. Plains City Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 26, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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