Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Emily Tubman Monument
Commemorating the 200th Anniversary of the birth of
Emily Harvie Thomas Tubman
Sponsored by The State of Georgia
[Lists names of key government officials, monument committee, and sponsors.]
Erected 1994 by The State of Georgia.
Location. 33° 28.352′ N, 81° 57.848′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on 7th St near Greene St., in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Christian Church (a few steps from this marker); Joseph R. Lamar, Associate Justice (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul Fitzsimmons Eve (within shouting distance of this marker); Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Two Early Augusta Churches (about 500 feet away); General George Washington The First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named The First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Regarding Emily Tubman Monument. Emily Tubman was shrewd enough to realize that the Southern one-crop economy was headed for calamity, so she invested wisely in railroads and industries and more than doubled the value of her late husband’s estate.
Also see . . . Georgia Women of Achievement. Emily Thomas Tubman died in 1885 at the age of 91 after a life distinguished by achievement and service. The scope of her giving and her foresight have had a far-reaching effect. (Submitted on August 6, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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