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Near Sandersville in Washington County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

David A. Gordon

1866-1947

 

—Educator —

 
David A. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 28, 2009
1. David A. Gordon Marker
Inscription. For over 60 years this outstanding Negro was an entrepreneurial, educational, religious, and political leader in Washington County. On this site in 1897 he founded the Royal School for young Negro children.
 
Erected 2009 by Washington County Historical Society, Oak Grove Baptist Church, and Gordon Family.
 
Location. 33° 0.26′ N, 82° 44.432′ W. Marker is near Sandersville, Georgia, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Fall Line Freeway (Georgia Route 88) and Gordon School Road, on the right when traveling east on Fall Line Freeway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sandersville GA 31082, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The March to the Sea (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Brown House (approx. 4.2 miles away); Washington County Courthouse (approx. 4.3 miles away); Saunder’s Store (approx. 4.3 miles away); Washington County World War II Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Washington County World War II Monuments (approx. 4.3 miles away); Washington County World War I Monument (approx. 4.3 miles away); Washington County Korean Monument (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandersville.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducationNotable PersonsPolitics
 
David A. Gordon Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, October 28, 2009
2. David A. Gordon Marker
Looking east, Georgia Highway 88, the Fall Line Freeway, is to the left; Gordon School Road to the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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