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Old Medical College

 
 
Old Medical College Marker, Augusta Georgia image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. Old Medical College Marker, Augusta Georgia
Inscription.  
has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

1996
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1996 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. (Marker Number #72000398.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: LandmarksNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1996.
 
Location. 33° 28.238′ N, 81° 57.783′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Telfair Street near 6thStreet, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 598 Telfair St, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eve (here, next to this marker); Medical College Building (a few steps from this
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marker); The Riot of May 11-12, 1970 (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named The First Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); The Augusta Chinese and the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (about 400 feet away); Richmond County (about 500 feet away); General George Washington (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Regarding Old Medical College. National Register of Historic Places:
Old Medical College Building *** (added 1972 - - #72000398)
• Also known as Augusta Garden Center
• Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
• Architect, builder, or engineer: Cluskey,C. B.
• Architectural Style: Greek Revival
• Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
• Period of Significance: 1825-1849
• Owner: Private
• Historic Function: Education
• Historic Sub-function: College
• Current Function: Social
• Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall
 
Related marker.
Old Medical College, Augusta Georgia image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 2008
2. Old Medical College, Augusta Georgia
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A marker about Paul Fitzsimmons Eve, a founder of the Medical College of Georgia.
 
Also see . . .  Old Medical College. Wikipedia entry:
Old Medical College, a National Historic Landmark, was built in 1835 to serve as home to the Medical College of Georgia (MCG), the third-oldest medical college in the Southeast. Links to National Historic Landmark Nomination (Submitted on May 16, 2024, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Old Medical College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 2008
3. Old Medical College Marker
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2024. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,842 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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