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Second Oldest D.A.R. Chapter

 
 
Second Oldest D.A.R. Chapter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, August 14, 2008
1. Second Oldest D.A.R. Chapter Marker
Inscription.  This is the home of the Atlanta Chapter, D.A.R., organized April 15, 1891; oldest Chapter in Georgia; second oldest in the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. Mrs. Henry Jackson was first Regent.

Meetings were held in private homes and at the State Capitol, until 1895, when “Craigie House,” the Massachusetts State building at the Cotton States Exposition was presented to the Chapter. It was sold in 1909 and this new “Craigie House” was built in 1911.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 060-48.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 15, 1891.
 
Location. 33° 47.235′ N, 84° 22.689′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County. Marker is on Piedmont Avenue 0.1 miles north of 14th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is
Second Oldest D.A.R. Chapter Marker and "Craigie House" image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, August 14, 2008
2. Second Oldest D.A.R. Chapter Marker and "Craigie House"
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at or near this postal address: 1204 Piedmont Ave NE, 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. Cotton States Exposition of 1895 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Booker T. Washington (about 400 feet away); Habersham Memorial Hall (about 500 feet away); Bate’s Division (approx. half a mile away); Margaret Mitchell House (approx. half a mile away); Sector of Siege Line (approx. 0.6 miles away); David and Frances Cotting (approx. 0.6 miles away); Margaret Mitchell (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlanta.
 
"Craigie House" image. Click for full size.
By Felch Dumas, August 14, 2008
3. "Craigie House"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,527 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on May 9, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2008, by Felch Dumas of Decatur, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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