Winder's Most Historical Site

Winder's Most Historical Site (HMBCB)

Location: Winder, GA 30680 Barrow County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 59.664', W 83° 43.506'

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For years inestimable the CREEK INDIAN VILLAGE of SNODON stood here.

In 1793 ALONZO DRAPER, HOMER JACKSON and HERMAN SCUPEEN and their families became the first white people to establish homes in SNODON. This same year SNODON became JUG TAVERN.

In 1862, BRYD BETTS gave a portion of land for JUG TAVERN'S first church, the First Methodist.

In 1880 HILLMAN D. JACKSON, DR. JAMES M. SAUNDERS and REV. D. FRANK RUTHERFORD purchased 11 1/2 acres and built JUG TAVERN`S FIRST SCHOOL on this spot known as the ACADEMY LOT. These three men served as Board of Trustees until 1887, at which time they transferred the school to a new board consisting of: ROBERT L. CARITHERS, C.W. HARRIS, HILLMAN D. JACKSON, J.H. KILGORE and Z.F. STANTON.

JUG TAVERN became WINDER in 1893 and the ACADEMY LOT remained the site of WINDER`S Public School until 1938.
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HM NumberHMBCB
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Year Placed1979
Placed ByDescendants of Dr. James M. Saunders and Hillman D. Jackson
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 248290 N 3764883
Decimal Degrees33.99440000, -83.72510000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 59.664', W 83° 43.506'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 59' 39.84" N, 83° 43' 30.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)770, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 75-79 Church St, Winder GA 30680, US
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