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Tri - Hi - Y International

 
 
Tri - Hi - Y International Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Tri - Hi - Y International Marker
The State YMCA sponsors the “Y” Clubs in schools. Often these clubs are referred to as Hi-Y (for boys) and Tri-Hi-Y (for girls).
Inscription. Organized at Douglas High School,
on this site, in 1930
Founder Dr. Jesse Lee Fortney,
Superintendent of Douglas Public Schools
Faculty Sponsor - Miss Agnes McNair
Adult Advisors - Misses Kate Outen and Mary
Stanford; Mesdames L.E. Heath and F.M. Chalker
Charter Members
Eleanor Bailey Sula Nahara Azalee Taylor
Dorothy Barrett Christine O'Farrell Willie Mae Taylor
Elizabeth Brown Marie O'Farrell Anna Belle Thompson
Annie Frances Clower Kathryn Outen Ruby Thompson
Kathryn Coble Rosemary Peterson Miriam Touchron
Laverne Lewis Jackie Preston Lucille Vickers
Helen Mingledorff Mable Claire Strickland Mary Frances Wallace
Rose Tanner

 
Erected 1970 by Mayor B.D. Davis, City Commissioners of Douglas Georgia.
 
Location. 31° 30.474′ N, 82° 50.964′ W. Marker is in Douglas, Georgia, in Coffee County. Marker is on South Madison Avenue (U.S. 441) near Ashley Street (State Road 32), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Douglas GA 31533, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the
Tri - Hi - Y International Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, November 8, 2009
2. Tri - Hi - Y International Marker
crow flies. Coffee County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Coffee County (about 400 feet away); Coffee County Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away); Raymond-Richardson Aviation School (approx. 2 miles away); Sand Hill Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 6 miles away).
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,984 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 11, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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