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African-American Commercial Center

 
 
African-American Commercial Center Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 11, 2022
1. African-American Commercial Center Marker
Inscription.  
Late 19th to mid-20th
century
African American
commercial center
Early leaders were
Andrew & Toombs
McLendon

 
Erected by Washington-Wilkes Historical Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 33° 44.222′ N, 82° 44.295′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is on North Jefferson Street north of East Robert Toombs Avenue (Business U.S. 78), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 E Robert Toombs Ave, Washington GA 30673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Wilkes County Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jean Marie Chotard LaPlace Home Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Brick Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Office (within shouting distance of this marker); The White House (within shouting distance
African-American Commercial Center Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 11, 2022
2. African-American Commercial Center Marker
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of this marker); One of Washington's Oldest Houses (within shouting distance of this marker); Duncan G. Cambell's First Law Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Great Fire of 1837 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on June 15, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on June 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Aug. 15, 2022