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Toccoa in Stephens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Paul Anderson

Birthplace

 

— 912 East Tugalo Street —

 
Paul Anderson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
1. Paul Anderson Marker
Inscription.  
“World’s Strongest Man”
Lifted greatest weight
ever listed by a human
being: 6,270 pounds in
a backlift. (Guinness Book
of World Records)
Weightlifting
1956
Olympic Gold Medalist

Super Heavyweight
(Olympic Emblem)
Founder of
Paul Anderson Youth
Homes for Homeless and
Troubled Teenagers. Ardent
patriot, and free enterprise
advocate.
All our strengths come from God:
to achieve - excel - to succeed –
to serve – to share – to forgive –
to live and die – to gain eternal
life through Jesus Christ.

 
Erected 1983.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkSports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1956.
 
Location. 34° 34.883′ N, 83° 18.967′ W. Marker is in Toccoa, Georgia, in Stephens County. Marker is on East Tugalo Street, 0 miles east of Rosedale Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 912 East Tugalo Street, Toccoa GA 30577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers
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Photographed By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
2. Paul Anderson Marker
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are within walking distance of this marker. Paul Anderson Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harper Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); McBath Home (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hudgins Furniture (approx. 0.7 miles away); Troup's Studio (approx. 0.7 miles away); R. L. Smith Furniture and Appliance (approx. 0.7 miles away); Stephens Federal Bank (approx. 0.7 miles away); Western Auto Associate Store (approx. 0.7 miles away); Barron and Lawrence 5 and 10 Cent Store (approx. ¾ mile away); Red Apple Grocery / Sears (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toccoa.
 
Regarding Paul Anderson. The New Georgia Encyclopedia biography of Paul Anderson is at http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-738&hl=y
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Paul Anderson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Seibert, August 22, 2012
3. Paul Anderson Marker
The former Anderson home is in the background.
Paul Anderson image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Wikipedia
4. Paul Anderson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 24, 2022