Home of Alice Harrell Strickland - Georgia's First Woman Mayor
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N 34° 00.266 W 084° 08.328
16S E 764253 N 3766339
Quick Description: With her service as Mayor of Duluth in 1922-23, she became Georgia's First Woman Mayor.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 12/3/2006 6:40:54 AM
Waymark Code: WM10GE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
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Long Description:
Alice Harell Strickland (1859-1947) and her husband Henry built this home in 1898. The Stricklands raised seven children before Henry's death in 1917. Mrs. Strickland then became a community leader. With her service as Mayor of Duluth in 1922-23, she became Georgia's First Woman Mayor. Additionally, she served as Civic Club president, opened her home as a children's clinic since there was no hospitital facility available, and led the community in forestry conservation with the donation of land for a community forest. Mrs. Strickland lived here until her death.
Type of Marker: Building

Marker #: Not listed

Date: Not listed

Sponsor: Not listed

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