Designed by Louis H. Persley, the first Georgia-registered Black architect, the Romanesque Revival church was built in 1920. It is still an active congregation for the Americus community.
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Bartow Cafe-Americus, Georgia
Shady Grove School-Americus, Georgia
Built in 1921, this is the Shady Grove School, a Rosenwald three-teacher type school in Sumter County, Georgia. Later known as the Nunn Industrial School, it cost $2,300 to build.
Mary Elizabeth Myrick Daniels-Americus, Georgia
Mary Elizabeth Myrick is one of the founders of Phi Mu sorority. Born to a prominent family, she was one of the few women who received a college education during the 1800s. She attended Wesleyan College when she was only sixteen. For a fuller bio, you can read about her on the Phi Mu website.
She is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery in Americus, Georgia.