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Atlanta Women's Club - GHM 060-149A – Fulton Co., GA
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N 33° 47.170 W 084° 22.988
16S E 742298 N 3741525
Quick Description: Atlanta Women's Club State Historical Marker located on the west side of Peachtree Street at 1150 Peachtree Street, south of 14th street, Atlanta.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/6/2008 7:32:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM2XTP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Long Description:


The Atlanta Women’s Club, organized November 11, 1895, was inspired by a council meeting in Atlanta of the General Federation of Women’s Clubs during the Cotton States and International Exposition. Mrs. Rebecca Douglas Lowe was founder and first president of this Club whose object is "threefold ~ social, literary and humanitarian". On October 27, 1896, the Atlanta Woman’s Club was hostess to organized women’s clubs in Georgia to form the State Federation. Meetings have been held at the home of the founder, the deGive Opera House, the Club’s first home at 17 Baker Street and the present clubhouse, purchased in 1919 and extensively enlarged since then.

GHM 060-149A - Georgia Historical Commission - 1956

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: GHM 060-149A

Date: 1956

Sponsor: Not listed

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