Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Richmond Hill in Bryan County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Kindergarten Building

 
 
Kindergarten Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 1, 2012
1. Kindergarten Building Marker
Inscription. This structure was built in 1940 by Henry Ford to serve as a kindergarten for the children of Ways Station-Richmond Hill during the Ford era. The building included a kitchen and two large classrooms to accommodate children aged three years to six. Dr. Margaret Mustin was hired by Ford to serve as the first director of the kindergarten. The Ford Kindergarten building now serves as home to the Richmond Hill Historical Society and Museum.
 
Erected 2012 by Coastal Bryan Heritage Trail.
 
Location. 31° 55.817′ N, 81° 17.833′ W. Marker is in Richmond Hill, Georgia, in Bryan County. Marker is at the intersection of Henry Ford Avenue (Georgia Route 144) and Timber Trail, on the right when traveling south on Henry Ford Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11460 Henry Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill GA 31324, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The "Bottom" Village (approx. half a mile away); Canaan Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Martha-Mary Chapel (approx. 0.9 miles away); Community House (approx. one mile away); Henry Ford at Richmond Hill
Kindergarten Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 1, 2012
2. Kindergarten Building Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); J. F. Gregory (approx. 1.1 miles away); Robert E. Lee (approx. 1.2 miles away); Ways Station (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond Hill.
 
Additional keywords. Henry Ford
 
Categories. Education
 
Kindergarten Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, April 1, 2012
3. Kindergarten Building Marker
Kindergarten Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, 01
4. Kindergarten Building Marker
The building is now used as the Richmond Hill Visitors Center and Museum, and home of the Richmond Hill Historical Society.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement