Union School

Union School (HM20TP)

Location: Brunswick, GA 31523 Glynn County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 9.8', W 81° 37.4'

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Brookman Community

This one room school house provided elementary education, grades Kindergarten through Eighth, to the Brookman Community from the year 1907 to 1955.

This structure is an example of early African-American Vernacular. In the early years of the school, one of its students, Mrs. Ophelia Johnson Killens, attended Kindergarten through the Fourth Grade. Mrs. Killens has been the sole caretaker of the school since 1955. Some of the past teachers, according to the time frame were: Allie Baldwin, Gwendolyn Hankin, Ethel Chambers, Mamie Hightower, Elizabeth Roundtree, Donnie Mitchell, Mrs. Golsby and Daisy Waye.

This historic marker has been donated by Mrs. Ophelia Johnson Killens and was dedicated in the Year of our Lord, 2009.
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HM NumberHM20TP
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Year Placed2009
Placed ByMrs. Ophelia Johnson Killens
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 at 11:53am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 440593 N 3447870
Decimal Degrees31.16333333, -81.62333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 9.8', W 81° 37.4'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 9' 48" N, 81° 37' 24" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)912
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104 Gillard Trail, Brunswick GA 31523, US
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