Plains in Sumter County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Each year students from the school participate in "Garden days," when they pruned, trimmed, cleaned and improved the garden. Included in the plantings were azaleas, forsythia, junipers, japonicas, cedars, daffodils, tulips, lilacs, and roses. In the early years of the garden, a bed or iris formed the letters P.H.S.
Friendship Garden became a focal point for both students and residents. Like many of Miss Julia Coleman's projects, it joined school and community in a hands-on educational venture marked by industry and love. A county newspaper reported,
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
Location. 32° 2.171′ N, 84° 23.573′ W. Marker is in Plains, Georgia, in Sumter County. Marker is on North Broad Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Plains GA 31780, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baby Row (within shouting distance of this marker); Plains High School (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Carter Service Station (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Early Days (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wise Sanitarium (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carter Warehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Carter Peanut Warehouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); M and M Cash Store (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Plains.
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