Georgia School for the Deaf

Georgia School for the Deaf (HMW9Y)

Location: Cave Spring, GA 30124 Floyd County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 6.446', W 85° 20.045'

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In 1833, a deaf man, John Jacobus Flournoy, of Jackson County, great grandson of Jacob Flournoy, a French Huguenot, urging education for the deaf, interested Governor Wilson Lumpkin and the Georgia Legislature in the educational movement. At first the pupils, few in number, were sent to the American Asylum for Deaf and Dumb in Hartford, Conn. Distance, weather and the youth of the pupils made that unsatisfactory. On May 15, 1846, with four pupils in a log cabin, with O.P. Fannin, teacher, this school began as a part of the Hearn Manual School at Cave Spring, Georgia. This school grew rapidly and, in 1847, a brick building was erected and dedicated. Later, other additions were made. The school was closed during the War Between the States and used as a hospital by both Confederate and Union forces. It resumed operations in February 1867 and is still supported by the State of Georgia. In 1955 this school had 82 teachers and employees and an income of more than $500,000.
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HM NumberHMW9Y
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number057-11
Year Placed1956
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 8:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 653657 N 3775320
Decimal Degrees34.10743333, -85.33408333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.446', W 85° 20.045'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 26.76" N, 85° 20' 2.70" W
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Area Code(s)706, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 86 Rolater Dr, Cave Spring GA 30124, US
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