Dudley M. Hughes-GHM 143-5-Twiggs Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 32° 36.127 W 083° 14.640
17S E 289416 N 3609401
Quick Description: US 80 near southeast edge of Danville
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/3/2009 3:01:14 PM
Waymark Code: WM7TVC
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GA Cacher
Views: 3

Long Description:
"Magnolia Plantation" was the home of Dudley Mays Hughes, four times a member of Congress from 1909 to 1917. He was the co-author of the Smith ~ Hughes Vocational Education Bill which was passed by Congress Feb. 23, 1917. This Bill provided Federal aid for vocational education in agriculture, domestic, mechanical and other lines for both youths and adults. Hughes was one of the builders and a president of the Macon, Dublin and Savannah Railroad. Throughout his career he was very active in promoting the agriculture and industry of Georgia.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 143-5

Date: 1954

Sponsor: Georgia Historic Commission

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