B. F. White

B. F. White (HMEUA)

Location: Hamilton, GA 31811 Harris County
Country: United States of America
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N 32° 45.5', W 84° 52.513'

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Song writer, teacher, editor, lived in Hamilton, 1843-c.1868, was mayor, 1865. Near this spot in 1844 he published Sacred Harp, a "fa-sol-la" acappella singing school book now in its 14th edition.

White taught in a local academy, conducted singing schools in many places and organized singing conventions, some of which still exist. He died in Atlanta and is buried in Oakland Cemetery.
Year Placed1984
Placed ByHistoric Chattahoochee Commission and Friends and Family of B. F. White
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 9:46pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 699046 N 3626493
Decimal Degrees32.75833333, -84.87521667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.5', W 84° 52.513'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 30.00" N, 84° 52' 30.78" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12335-12353 N College St, Hamilton GA 31811, US
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