of the Lamar School of NursingThis building, named for Dr. George N. Stoney, a prominent local black physician, opened in 1909 to house students of Lamar School of Nursing. Theschool, founded in 1897 by Lucy Craft Laney and Dr. William H. Doughty, was one of the first nursing schools for blacks in the South and trained students for work at Lamar Hospital, which opened in 1895 for black patients. The building was vacated in 1955 when the school was disbanded, though black nursescontinued training at University Hospital. It is presently occupied by the Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||The Georgia Historical Society, Medical College of Georgia, and Lamar School of Nursing Alumnae Association|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 2:08pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 408497 N 3703678|
|Decimal Degrees||33.46866667, -81.98473333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 28.12', W 81° 59.084'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 28' 7.20" N, 81° 59' 5.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 18-26 St Sebastian Way, Augusta GA 30901, US|
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