Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Haines Normal and Industrial Institute
Erected 2009 by Georgia Historical Society and the Haines Alumni Association, Inc. (Marker Number 121-14.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Education. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
Location. 33° 28.008′ N, 81° 58.929′ Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. John M. Tutt (a few steps from this marker); Lucy Craft Laney (within shouting distance of this marker); John McClinton Tutt (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stoney Nurses Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Medical College of Georgia (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Augusta Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); George Walton (approx. half a mile away); Meadow Garden (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Also see . . . Lucy Craft Laney (1854-1933) - New Georgia Encyclopedia entry. The founder and principal of the Haines Institute in Augusta for fifty years (1883-1933), Lucy Craft Laney is Georgia's most famous female African American educator. (Submitted on August 24, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,723 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 24, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.