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Eatonton in Putnam County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

George Claud Adams

 
 
George Claud Adams Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 4, 2010
1. George Claud Adams Marker
Inscription. G.C. Adams, leading educator in Georgia, was born in Newton County in 1868. He became Newton County School Superintendent in 1902, after several years of teaching. While Superintendent he worked to consolidate the county schools, a pioneer achievement in this field. In 1904-05 he organized the Newton County Boys’ Corn Club, the first of the Boys’ Corn Clubs in the South. These clubs were forerunners of today’s 4-H Clubs. From 1927-29 he served Newton County in the Georgia House of Representatives and from 1933-35 served as the Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture. Mr. Adams died in 1949.
 
Erected 1962 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 117-9.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 25.284′ N, 83° 23.675′ W. Marker is in Eatonton, Georgia, in Putnam County. Marker is on Unnamed Road 0.3 miles east of Rock Eagle Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The marker is located in front of Sutton Hall in the Rock Eagle 4-H Conference Center (access may be limited at certain times). Marker is in this post office area: Eatonton GA 31024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this
George Claud Adams Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 4, 2010
2. George Claud Adams Marker
Sutton Hall is in the background
marker, measured as the crow flies. Georgia 4-H Clubs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Chapel United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rock Eagle Mound (approx. 1.3 miles away); Georgia 4-H Center (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of the Home and Private School of Adiel Sherwood (approx. 4.9 miles away); Seven Islands Road (approx. 5.3 miles away); Springfield (approx. 5.3 miles away); Fairview (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eatonton.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 621 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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