Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Lucy Craft Laney
Erected 2005 by The Georgia Historical Society and Delta House, Inc./ Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History. (Marker Number 121-10.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 33° 28.027′ N, 81° 58.887′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Phillips Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located between Laney Walker Blvd. and Hopkins Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1116 Phillips Street, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. John McClinton Tutt (within shouting distance of this marker); Haines Normal and Industrial Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. John M. Tutt (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stoney Nurses Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Augusta Canal (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Medical College of Georgia (approx. 0.4 miles away); Meadow Garden (approx. half a mile away); George Walton (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Also see . . . Lucy Craft Laney, New Georgia Encyclopedia entry. ... After teaching in Macon, Savannah, Milledgeville, and Augusta for ten years, "Miss Lucy," as she was generally known, began her own school in 1883 in the basement of Christ Presbyterian Church in Augusta. ... (Submitted on October 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then and 114 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 27, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.