Henderson Home

Henderson Home (HMX2M)

Location: Cuthbert, GA 39840 Randolph County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 45.837', W 84° 47.727'

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Fletcher H. Henderson (1857-1943), pioneer Georgia educator, built this home in 1888 and lived here until his death. Principal of nearby Howard Normal-Randolph School 1880-1942, his contributions to education won professional recognition and enriched the lives of a multitude of students. Fletcher Henderson, Jr. (1897-1952), born here, developed one of the earliest "Big Bands." A pianist and composer, he was a pioneer in "swing" music. He was Down Beat Magazine Arranger of Year in 1938 and 1940. The Hendersons are buried near here in Greenwood Cemetery.
HM NumberHMX2M
Year Placed1986
Placed ByHistoric Chattahoochee Commission and Friends of the Henderson Family
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 4:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 708786 N 3516386
Decimal Degrees31.76395000, -84.79545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.837', W 84° 47.727'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 50.22" N, 84° 47' 43.62" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1016-1098 Andrew St, Cuthbert GA 39840, US
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