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Hickory in Catawba County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Claremont College

 
 
Claremont College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 28, 2018
1. Claremont College Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1880 by the Evangelical & Reformed Church as a school for women. Closed in 1916. Stood 300 yards east.
 
Erected 1959 by Archives And Highway Departments. (Marker Number O 53.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 35° 44.14′ N, 81° 20.133′ W. Marker is in Hickory, North Carolina, in Catawba County. Marker is at the intersection of 2nd Street Northeast (State Highway 127) and 3rd Avenue Northeast, on the right when traveling north on 2nd Street Northeast. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 243 3rd Avenue Northeast, Hickory NC 28601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frame Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Hickory Tavern (approx. 0.4 miles away); Henry Weidner Robinson (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tower of Miracles (approx. 0.4 miles away); 210MM German Howitzer
Claremont College Marker looking south on 2nd Street Northeast image. Click for full size.
By Tim Fillmon, December 28, 2018
2. Claremont College Marker looking south on 2nd Street Northeast
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Lenoir Rhyne (approx. 0.6 miles away); Piedmont Wagon Company (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Miracle of Hickory" (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hickory.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2019, by Tim Fillmon of Webster, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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