Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Site of Wilkes County Academy
Erected 1958 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 157-27.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 44.298′ N, 82° 45.01′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is on West Robert Toombs Avenue (Business U.S. 78) 0 miles west of North Mercer Street (Georgia Route 44), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington GA 30673, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jesse Mercer’s Home Site of the Episcopal Church of the Mediator (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of the Confederate Commissary & Quartermaster's Stores (approx. 0.6 miles away); Benson Block (approx. 0.6 miles away); Post Office (approx. 0.6 miles away); Slave Market (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lindsey Chevrolet Co. (approx. 0.6 miles away); First Building (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.