(1867-1938)Charles Holmes Herty, one of America's outstanding chemists, was born on this site December 4, 1867. He spent his early life in Milledgeville where he attended the Middle Georgia Agricultural and Military College (now Georgia College). Later he studied at John(sic) Hopkins and at European universities. Aided by his efforts, American chemistry became a giant industrial enterprise, and the Georgia pine became a valuable raw product in this new industry.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Department of Natural Resources|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 291857 N 3662452|
|Decimal Degrees||33.08076667, -83.22993333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 4.846', W 83° 13.796'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 4' 50.76" N, 83° 13' 47.76" W|
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|Area Code(s)||478, 706|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 235-261 W Hancock St, Milledgeville GA 31061, US|
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