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Bowden in Carroll County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Whatley Memorial Historic Park

 
 
Whatley Memorial Historic Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 15, 2013
1. Whatley Memorial Historic Park Marker
Inscription. This park is the last piece of unused land of the original campus of Bowden College (1856-1936). It was also the backyard of the McDaniel-Whatley home, the last remaining building of that institution. Mr. Vachel D. Whatley Sr. graduated from Bowden College in 1893 and served as school president 1897-1900 and again 1907-1912. The Whatley family donated this park to the city of Bowden on August 2, 2003.
 
Location. 33° 32.3′ N, 85° 15.6′ W. Marker is in Bowden, Georgia, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Ellenwood Drive and College View Street, on the right when traveling north on Ellenwood Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bowdon GA 30108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Bowdon College (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Last Land in Georgia Ceded by the Creeks (approx. half a mile away); First "REA" Substation in Carroll County (approx. 9 miles away); Six Industrial Giants (was approx. 11.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Dixie Street (approx. 11.2 miles away); Charles Carroll of Carrollton (approx. 11.2 miles away); Sacred Harp Singing (approx. 11.8 miles away).
 
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Whatley Memorial Historic Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 15, 2013
2. Whatley Memorial Historic Park Marker
Whatley Memorial Historic Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, September 15, 2013
3. Whatley Memorial Historic Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2017, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.
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