Noted Educator and Presbyterian MinisterDr. Moses Waddel, educator and minister, was born in 1770 in N.C. At fourteen he began teaching pupils near his home. Moving to Ga. In 1786, he taught in the Greensboro area until 1787, opening another school at Bethany, Greene County, in 1788. While at Bethany Waddel decided to enter the ministry. He studied at Hampden-Sydney College and graduated in less than nine months in 1791, thereafter combining the careers of teacher and minister.
Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 5:45pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 280401 N 3760284|
|Decimal Degrees||33.96016667, -83.37658333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 57.61', W 83° 22.595'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 57' 36.60" N, 83° 22' 35.70" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 185 E Hancock Ave, Athens GA 30601, US|
|Alternative Maps||Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap|