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

Emory & Henry College

 
 
Emory & Henry College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 18, 2018
1. Emory & Henry College Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1836, the College was named for Bishop John Emory of the Methodist Church and Patrick Henry, the Orator of the American Revolution and Virginia’s first governor.

The campus has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.
 
Erected by Emory & Henry College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 36° 46.373′ N, 81° 50.051′ W. Marker is in Emory, Virginia, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Armbrister Drive and Garnand Drive. Marker is located on the campus of Emory and Henry College. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emory VA 24327, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tobias Smyth House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Donald W. Tendick, Sr., Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Buchanan-Blakemore House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Emory and Henry College (approx. 1.2 miles away); Brig. Gen. William E. "Grumble" Jones, C.S.A.

Emory & Henry College - Alumni Plaza image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 18, 2018
2. Emory & Henry College - Alumni Plaza
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); Mrs. Eliza M. Jones (approx. 2.6 miles away); Fort Kilmachronan (approx. 5˝ miles away); History of Saltville Valley (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emory.
 
Emory & Henry College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 18, 2018
3. Emory & Henry College Marker
Emory & Henry College image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 18, 2018
4. Emory & Henry College
Emory & Henry College image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 18, 2018
5. Emory & Henry College
Emory & Henry College image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 18, 2018
6. Emory & Henry College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 110 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 23, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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