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Liberty County Historical Markers

City of Walthourville (Side 2)


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: City of Walthourville (Side 2)
  • Location: City Hall on US 119 at Busbee Road

CITY OF WALTHOURVILLE HISTORY WALTHOURVILLE, GEORGIA INCORPORATED IN 1974 “ORGANIZED BY WOMEN, SUPPORTED BY MEN” HONORING MAYOR LYNDOL ANDERSON (Continued from other side) quickly followed her example by donating their salaries as well. These monies helped to finance the installation of the first 40 street lights in the city. Mrs. Anderson and her council were also responsible for the purchase of the first water system for one dollar, the first city license plates, appointing the first voter registration board, organizing the first city clean up day, the first sped limit signs, and purchasing the building which presently houses the city hall and post office. Mrs. Anderson and her council were also honored on national televison on the CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite in 1974 for there (sic) accomplishments.

IN RECOGNITION OF HER PAST SERVICE TO THE CITY AND TO THE CITIZENS OF WALTHOURVILLE, THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL HEREBY HONOR MRS. LYNDOL ANDERSON, THE FIRST MAYOR OF THE CITY OF WALTHOURVILLE, THIS 20TH DAY OF JUNE, 2007