City of Walthourville (Side 1) historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
City of Walthourville (Side 1) historical marker
Creator:
Seibert, David
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Liberty County
Cities and towns--Georgia--Walthourville
Location:
United States, Georgia, Liberty County, Walthourville, 31.7741016, -81.632612
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: City Hall on U.S. 119 at Busbee Road
Text of marker: "CITY OF WALTHOURVILLE HISTORY WALTHOURVILLE, GEORGIA INCORPORATED IN 1974 "ORGANIZED BY WOMEN, SUPPORTED BY MEN" HONORING MAYOR LYNDOL ANDERSON. The first mayor of the City of Walthourville, who was appointed by Governor Jimmy Carter in 1974. On April 10, 1974 in the presence of a few friends, Attorney J. Noel Osteen Administered the Oath of Office to the mayor. Mrs. Lyndol Anderson and Councilwomen, Mrs. Faye Booth, Mrs. Maxine Gaskin, Mrs. Carrie Kent, Mrs. Ardith Herbert, Miss Celia Davis, and to the clerk, Mrs. Molene Burke at the Walthourville Polling House in Walthourville and was officially elected in the first city election held on December 4, 1974. The first act of Mrs. Anderson was to donate her $150-a-month salary for the betterment of the city and her all female council (Continued on other side) IN RECOGNITION OF HER PAST SERVICE TO THE CITY AND TO THE CITIZENS OF WALTHOURVILLE, THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL HEREBY HONOR MRS. LYNDOL ANDERSON, THE FIRST MAYOR OF THE CITY OF WALTHOURVILLE, THIS 20TH DAY OF JUNE, 2007"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_city-of-walthourville-side-1
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_city-of-walthourville-side-1
Rights Holder:
Copyright held by David Seibert. Please contact markers@davidseibert.com about commercial reproduction and use
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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