Americus in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Georgia Southwestern State University
Erected by Georgia Southwestern State University. (Marker Number 129-10.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #39 James Earl "Jimmy" Carter, Jr., and the Georgia Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 32° Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Americus GA 31709, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rees Park (approx. ¾ mile away); Federal Headquarters (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Calvary Episcopal Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Speaker Crisp (approx. one mile away); The Flood of July 1994 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sumter County Courthouse Bell (approx. 1.3 miles away); Founders Memorial Park (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Americus.
More about this marker. While erected by the University, the marker is in the style of the markers erected by the Georgia Historical Commission and Georgia Department of Natural Resources.
Also see . . . Georgia Southwestern State University - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 24, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 646 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 23, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.