Near Hahira in Lowndes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Mary Turner and the Lynching Rampage of 1918
Erected 2010 by Georgia Historical Society, Lowndes/Valdosta Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Valdosta State University — Women and Gender Project, and The Mary Turner Project. (Marker Number 92-2.)
Location. 31° 0.018′ N, 83° 27.281′ W. Marker is near Hahira, Georgia, in Lowndes County. Marker is at the intersection of Wells Road and Georgia Route 122 on Wells Road. Touch for map. About 5 miles west of Hahira, Georgia. Marker is in this post office area: Hahira GA 31632, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Coffee Road (approx. 3.7 miles away); Mount Zion Camp Ground (approx. 3.8 miles away); a different marker also named Old Coffee Road (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Old Coffee Road (approx. 9.3 miles away); Adel Lime Sink (approx. 9.7 miles away); Cook County (approx. 9.8 miles away); Site: Franklinville (approx. 10.6 miles away); Bethel Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 10.6 miles away).
Also see . . . Marker continues to be vandalized. Since being erected in 2010, it's been shot at least 18 times. (Submitted on December 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on March 14, 2018, by Daniel Eisenberg of Boca Raton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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