History

Old Picture of Back of Fannin Hall
Back Building of Fannin Hall

Photo 1: Flournoy (See above)
John J Flournoy (1808-1879) was a driving force in the creation
of the Georgia School for the Deaf!
Read more about John J Flournoy
Find A Grave
John’s State Proposal
Google Book
JSTOR
Georgia History
John-Flournoy

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Photo 2: Fannin (See above)
O.P. Fannin was the founder of Georgia School for the Deaf in 1846.
Was the first teacher of the school. He served from 1847 to 1858.
O.P. Fannin’s History
Fannin
School History

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Photo 3:  Connor (See above)
Wesley O. Connor (1841-1920), Father of Deaf Education in Georgia.
He served as Superintendent of GSD from 1867 to 1916.
Wesley O. Connor – (1841-1920)
http://battleofchampionhill.org/connor.htm

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Photo 4: Gordon (See above)
More about F.M Gordon, the Principal of the Perry Campus, click the link below:
The Gordon Campus of the Georgia School for the Deaf

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All about the Georgia School for the Deaf:
Early History about Cave Spring, GA(PDF format)
GSD’s Historical Marker
GSD’s Brief History(Powerpoint)

Cave Spring:
Cave Spring Community (Video)
Cave Spring and the Trail of Tears
City Data