Birthplace of Bishop A.G. Haygood and Miss Laura A. Haygood historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Birthplace of Bishop A.G. Haygood and Miss Laura A. Haygood historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Oconee County
Birthplaces--Georgia--Watkinsville
Location:
United States, Georgia, Oconee County, Watkinsville, 33.8629, -83.40877
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: U.S. 441 One Block South of the U.S. 441-Ga. 15 Intersection, in Watkinsville
Text of marker: "Birthplace of Bishop A.G.Haygood and Miss Laura A. Haygood. This house, about 150 years old, was the birthplace of Bishop Atticus Green Haygood in 1839 and his sister, Laura Askew Haygood, in 1845. Bishop Haygood was chaplain and missionary to the Army, 1861-65; President of Emory College, 1876-84; editor Wesleyan Christian Advocate, 1878-82; administrator Slater Fund, 1889-91; Bishop from 1890 until his death in 1896. Miss Haygood was principal of an early school for girls in Atlanta and was one of the first missionaries to China. She died in Shanghai in 1900. A brother and sister are buried in the yard of this house, now the Methodist parsonage. 108-2 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1955"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_birthplace-of-bishop-ag-haygood-and-miss-laura-a
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_birthplace-of-bishop-ag-haygood-and-miss-laura-a
Rights Holder:
Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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