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Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Wynnton School Library

 
 
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By David Seibert, August 25, 2012
1. Wynnton School Library Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1843 as Wynnton Academy, the present

WYNNTON SCHOOL LIBRARY

is the oldest such building in continuous use as a school facility in the State of Georgia. This historic site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.

This marker has been placed in honor of Dr. William Henry Shaw, Superintendent of Education 1945-1973, who has been instrumental in preserving this historic site.
 
Erected by Wynnton School.
 
Location. 32° 28.244′ N, 84° 57.506′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of Wynnton Road (Georgia Route 22) and Wildwood Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Wynnton Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2303 Wynnton Road, Columbus GA 31906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Cedars (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carson McCullers (approx. 0.3 miles away); He Helped Bring And Keep Fort Benning (approx. 0.4 miles away); 1918 Diamond Jubilee 1993 Camp Benning / Fort Benning (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Elms
Wynnton School Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 25, 2012
2. Wynnton School Library Marker
(approx. half a mile away); “Wildwood” (approx. 0.9 miles away); Radcliff School (approx. one mile away); Leonard Spring (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. Education
 
Wynnton School Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 25, 2012
3. Wynnton School Library Marker
Wynnton Road (Georgia Highway 22) is in the background.
Wynnton School Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 25, 2012
4. Wynnton School Library Marker
The Wynnton School is in the background.
Wynnton School image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 25, 2012
5. Wynnton School
The old library building is to the rear of the school.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 1, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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