Camilla and Zack Hubert Homesite

Camilla and Zack Hubert Homesite (HMXC5)

Location: Sparta, GA 31087 Hancock County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 24.75', W 82° 56.55'

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Zack Hubert, a former Warren County slave, moved here with his family in 1871. The Huberts were among the first African-American landowners in central Georgia and played influential roles in the area African-American community. They named their homesite Springfield. Zack Hubert married Camilla Hillman in 1873. Hubert donated land and helped with constructionfor Springfield Church and its school, an early provider of technical education to African Americans in Georgia. All twelve of the Huberts' children werecollege educated, and two became college presidents. The site includes the Log Cabin Center, maintained by the Association for the Advancement of Negro Country Life. Camilla and Zack Hubert are buried beside Springfield Church.
HM NumberHMXC5
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number70-1
Year Placed2004
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Society and the Camilla and Zack Hubert Foundation, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 9:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 319375 N 3698704
Decimal Degrees33.41250000, -82.94250000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 24.75', W 82° 56.55'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 24' 45.00" N, 82° 56' 33.00" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3799 Springfield Rd, Sparta GA 31087, US
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