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Bedford in Bedford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Randolph-Macon Academy

Liberty Academy

 
 
Randolph-Macon Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
1. Randolph-Macon Academy Marker
Inscription. Randolph-Macon Academy, a Methodist preparatory school for boys, occupied a building on this site from 1890 until 1934 when the school was consolidated with the Randolph-Macon Academy at Front Royal. In 1936, the property was purchased by Bedford County. Liberty Academy, a public and consolidated elementary school, occupied the building until 1964. The large and imposing Romanesque-style structure designed by W. M. Poindexter of Washington, D.C., was later demolished.
 
Erected 1986 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number K 133.)
 
Location. 37° 20.45′ N, 79° 31.789′ W. Marker is in Bedford, Virginia, in Bedford County. Marker is on College Street west of Mountain Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 807 College Street, Bedford VA 24523, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Avenel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peaks of Otter Road (approx. half a mile away); Bedford (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bedford County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bedford County WWII Memorial
College St (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
2. College St (facing east)
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Bedford’s Volunteer Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Bedford (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robey W. Estes Sr. Plaza (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bedford.
 
Also see . . .  Randolph-Macon Academy. History of Randolph-Macon College (Submitted on May 30, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
College St (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 29, 2011
3. College St (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 715 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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