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Alpha Delta Pi

Memorial Headquarters

 
 
Alpha Delta Pi Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
1. Alpha Delta Pi Marker
Inscription. Alpha Delta Pi Sorority was founded May 15, 1851 at Wesleyan College in Macon, Georgia, as the first secret society in the world for college women, and thus became the mother of the social sorority system. Wesleyan College was the first educational institution to grant an academic degree to a woman. Alpha Delta Pi Sorority now maintains chapters in leading colleges and universities throughout the United States and Canada. Memorial Headquarters building was dedicated in memory of the Sororityís founding in Georgia by the Grand Council on March 26, 1955.
 
Erected 1957 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 044-84.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 33° 46.513′ N, 84° 20.523′ W. Marker is in Atlanta, Georgia, in DeKalb County. Marker is on Ponce de Leon Avenue (U.S. 78) near Oakdale Road NE, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1386 Ponce de Leon Avenue, Atlanta GA 30306, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Williams Mill Rd. (approx. 0.4 miles away); The March to the Sea (approx. half
Alpha Delta Pi Marker and the Memorial Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
2. Alpha Delta Pi Marker and the Memorial Headquarters
a mile away); Sweeny's Division Encamped (approx. ĺ mile away); Noon Under the Trees (approx. 0.9 miles away); Stanley's Sector (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Battles for Atlanta (approx. one mile away); Loganís 15th A.C. Line (approx. one mile away); Augustus Hurt Plantation (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Atlanta.
 
Also see . . .
1. Alpha Delta Pi - Wikipedia. (Submitted on March 25, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Alpha Delta Pi Website. (Submitted on March 25, 2010, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USEducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Alpha Delta Pi Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
3. Alpha Delta Pi Marker
On Ponce de Leon Avenue
Alpha Delta Pi Memorial Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
4. Alpha Delta Pi Memorial Headquarters
Alpha Delta Pi Memorial Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, March 20, 2010
5. Alpha Delta Pi Memorial Headquarters
 
 
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