Hampton in Clayton County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
This memorial park was made possible through the cooperation of Clayton County and gifts from thousands of Sigma Chis in all parts of the United States of America and Canada and was dedicated on September 17, 1979.
The college fraternity is an American Institution. Its chapters like miniature democracies, are expected to observe the principles and hopes on which America was founded. The fraternity group, formed by mutual selection, is aimed at social, literary and character development, scholastic achievement, and the betterment of mankind. The student member, associating
In selecting a name, each fraternity has traditionally has adopted the two or three initial letters of a Greek phrase representing a secret motto. Moreover individual chapters are usually designated by letters of the Greek Alphabet. The chapter becomes an entity of American Freedom, conducting itself within the ideals of the fraternity, the regulations of the college, and the laws of the land. The college fraternity has brought credit and distinction to campus and community.
Erected 1939 by Sigma Chi Fraternity.
Location. 33° 27.834′ N, 84° 20.051′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Georgia, in Clayton County. Marker is on Tara Boulevard (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11001 Tara boulevard, Hampton GA 30228, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cavalry Action at Lovejoy's Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Crawford-Dorsey House (approx. 1½ miles away); Kilpatrick's Raid (approx. The "Right Flank" on the McDonough Road (approx. 2½ miles away); "The Old Bronze Gentleman of Lovejoy's Station" (approx. 2½ miles away); Locomotive Bell from the Nancy Hanks (approx. 2½ miles away); Kilpatrick's Raid at the Nash Farm (approx. 2½ miles away); Battle of Jonesborough (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
Also see . . . Sigma Chi Historical Initiative. Official Sigma Chi Website. (Submitted on June 3, 2011, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.)
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • War, US Civil •
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