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Near Blakely in Early County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Sowhatchee Elementary School

 
 
Sowhatchee Elementary School Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
1. Sowhatchee Elementary School Marker
Inscription. The school was established prior to 1879 and consolidated with Hilton School in 1925. It served as a Free Will Baptist Bible School for young ministers from 1930-1942. Reverend T. B. Mellette was the instructor and Reverend K. V. Shutes was president during that time. In 1942 the school was moved to Nashville, Tennessee, and is currently known as the F. W. Baptist Bible College. Since 1942, the school building has been used for worship, fellowship, and related community activities.
 
Erected 2005 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Early County Historical Society.
 
Location. 31° 17.067′ N, 85° 0.209′ W. Marker is near Blakely, Georgia, in Early County. Marker is at the intersection of Still Road (County Route 15) and Zion Church Road (County Route 7), on the right when traveling east on Still Road. Touch for map. The marker is at the school building, across the road from the Zion Free Will Baptist Church. Marker is in this post office area: Blakely GA 39823, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hilton School (approx. 3.4 miles away); Covered Bridge 2 Mi. (approx. 3.7 miles away); Hilton United Methodist Church
Sowhatchee Elementary School Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
2. Sowhatchee Elementary School Marker
(approx. 3.7 miles away); Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away); Coheelee Creek Covered Bridge / Fannie Askew Williams Park (approx. 4.7 miles away); Three Notch Trail (approx. 6.1 miles away); Columbia Methodist Episcopal Church, South (approx. 6.3 miles away in Alabama); Centerville United Methodist Church (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blakely.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Education
 
Sowhatchee Elementary School Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 14, 2011
3. Sowhatchee Elementary School Building and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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