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Habersham Memorial Hall

 
 
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By David Seibert, May 8, 2010
1. Habersham Memorial Hall Marker
Inscription.  Joseph Habersham Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution was organized February 12, 1900 at the Executive Mansion. Mrs. William Lawson Peel, first Regent and Mrs. Allen D. Candler, wife of the governor, were among the five founders. The cornerstone was laid January 14, 1922 and the building was completed in 1923. The Hall was designed by Architect Henry Hornbostel, designer of Carnegie Institute of technology, Emory University and "Callanwolde" of Atlanta.

Colonel Joseph Habersham served in the Revolutionary Army, Continental Congress and Georgia’s Constitutional Ratification Convention. He was United States Postmaster General from 1795 - 1801.
 
Erected 1974 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-26B.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCommunicationsEducationFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1910.
 
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By David Seibert, May 8, 2010
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33° 47.315′ N, 84° 22.671′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on 15th Street just west of Piedmont Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 270 15th Street, Atlanta GA 30309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Oldest D.A.R. Chapter (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cotton States Exposition of 1895 (about 800 feet away); Booker T. Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bate’s Division (approx. 0.4 miles away); Margaret Mitchell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Margaret Mitchell House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sector of Siege Line (approx. 0.6 miles away); Stevenson's Division (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Habersham Memorial Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 8, 2010
3. Habersham Memorial Hall Marker
Habersham Memorial Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 8, 2010
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By David Seibert, May 8, 2010
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By David Seibert, May 8, 2010
6. Habersham Memorial Hall Marker
Built 1922-23
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,066 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 9, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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