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Near Sandersville in Washington County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

David A. Gordon

1866-1947

— Educator —

 
 
David A. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, October 28, 2009
1. David A. Gordon Marker
Inscription.  For over 60 years this outstanding Negro was an entrepreneurial, educational, religious, and political leader in Washington County. On this site in 1897 he founded the Royal School for young Negro children.
 
Erected 2009 by Washington County Historical Society, Oak Grove Baptist Church, and Gordon Family.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionEducationGovernment & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
 
Location. 33° 0.26′ N, 82° 44.432′ W. Marker is near Sandersville, Georgia, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Fall Line Freeway (Georgia Route 88) and Gordon School Road, on the right when traveling east on Fall Line Freeway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sandersville GA 31082, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The March to the Sea (approx. 2.7 miles away); Forest Grove (approx. 4 miles away); The Brown House (approx. 4.2 miles away); Washington County Court House
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(approx. 4.3 miles away); Saunder’s Store (approx. 4.3 miles away); Washington County World War II Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Washington County World War II Monuments (approx. 4.3 miles away); Washington County World War I Monument (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandersville.
 
David A. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, October 28, 2009
2. David A. Gordon Marker
Looking east, Georgia Highway 88, the Fall Line Freeway, is to the left; Gordon School Road to the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 974 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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