Community House

Community House (HM10OO)

Location: Richmond Hill, GA 31324 Bryan County
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N 31° 56.5', W 81° 18.392'

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Outside of their expansive home on the Ogeechee River, this is the single most imposing structure built by Henry and Clara Ford during their sojourn in Richmond Hill from 1926 to 1951. Built by local labor in 1936 near the Ways Station School, the Community House served residents in the enhancement of their educational, social and cultural development. Cooking, home economics, sewing, dancing and other activities were taught at no cost to adults and children alike. Local social activities were held here, many attended by the Fords themselves.
HM NumberHM10OO
Year Placed2012
Placed ByCoastal Bryan Heritage Trail
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 471027 N 3534010
Decimal Degrees31.94166667, -81.30653333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 56.5', W 81° 18.392'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 56' 30.00" N, 81° 18' 23.52" W
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Area Code(s)229, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 10512 Ford Ave, Richmond Hill GA 31324, US
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