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The Village The Pits and The Dumps Marker (Obverse) Amsterdam GA.

This marker is located in Amsterdam, Georgia.

The text read as :

" The Village" located one mile south, was a community for workers of the Attapulgus Clay County, featuring 20 houses, a telephone and a company store. It stood from 1930- 1955. Those who lived there worked 12 hrs. daily mining a type of fullers earth called Attapulgite, occurring only in this area........"

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30.72691111, -84.43321111

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Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; The Village The Pits and The Dumps Marker; The Village; Community; Attapulgite; Attapulgus Clay County (Ga); Historical marker --- Georgia --- Amsterdam.


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