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Newberry in Newberry County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Newberry College

 
 
Newberry College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darrell Bruggeman, May 12, 2012
1. Newberry College Marker
Inscription. This fully-accredited Lutheran-controlled college was chartered by the General Assembly of South Carolina on December 20, 1856. Dr. John Bachman, noted divine and naturalist, was the first president of the board of trustees. The college was used as a Confederate hospital and a U.S. garrison. It removed to Walhalla in 1868 but returned to Newberry in 1877.
 
Erected 1970 by Newberry County Historical Society. (Marker Number 36-3.)
 
Location. 34° 17′ N, 81° 37.35′ W. Marker is in Newberry, South Carolina, in Newberry County. Marker is on College Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located just south of the college entrance leading to Smeltzer Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Newberry SC 29108, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newberry College Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); The Opera House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vietnam War (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Court House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Newberry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Newberry County World War II Monument
Entrance to Newberry College image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
2. Entrance to Newberry College
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Newberry County World War I Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); National WWII Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Newberry County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Calvin Crozier (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newberry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Newberry College. (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
2. Newberry College. Newberry College is a liberal-arts college of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) located on an ninety acre campus in Newberry, South Carolina. (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. John Bachman (1790-1874). Website devoted to the study of John Bachman, founder of Newberry College and esteemed Lutheran minister, thinker, and author. (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. John Bachman. The Rev. John Bachman (February 4, 1790 - February 24, 1874) was an American naturalist. (Submitted on November 3, 2008, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USEducationMilitaryNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Keller Hall, Newberry College image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
3. Keller Hall, Newberry College
Smeltzer Hall, Newberry College image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
4. Smeltzer Hall, Newberry College
Newberry College Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, November 1, 2008
5. Newberry College Chapel
John Bachman (1790-1874)<br>Founder of Newberry College image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott
6. John Bachman (1790-1874)
Founder of Newberry College
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 856 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Darrell Bruggeman of Whitmire, South Carolina.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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