Historic Markers Across Georgia

Wynnton School Library

Marker ID:  
Location: At the school, 2303 Wynnton Road, Columbus, GA.
County: Muscogee
Coordinates: N 32° 28.243    W 084° 57.503
  32.47073333    -84.95843333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM7X8N
Wynnton School Library Marker  


Erected in 1843

As Wynnton Academy, the present WYNNTON SCHOOL LIBRARY Is the oldest such building In continuous use as a school facility In the State of Georgia. This historic Site was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.

This marker has been placed in honor of Dr. William Henry Shaw, Superintendent of Education 1945-1973, Who has been instrumental in Preserving this historic site.