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Rutherford College in Burke County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Rutherford College

 
 
Rutherford College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
1. Rutherford College Marker
Inscription.  Evolved from private school opened c. 1853 by R.L. Abernethy. Operated 1900-1933 by Methodist Church. Closed 1935. The original site 1.3 mi N.
 
Erected 1954 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number N-29.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 35° 45.03′ N, 81° 31.5′ W. Marker is in Rutherford College, North Carolina, in Burke County. Marker is on Malcolm Blvd (County Route 1001). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Connelly Springs NC 28612, 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. A different marker also named Rutherford College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Valdese Centennial Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); Waldenses (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Waldensian Colony (approx. 2.2 miles away); Waldensian Heritage Museum
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(approx. 2.2 miles away); Historic Valdese Foundation Heritage Millennium Clock Tower (approx. 2.4 miles away); Camp Vance (approx. 6.8 miles away); Pfeiffer College (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Rutherford College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 28, 2009
2. Rutherford College Marker
Rutherford College Incorporated - June 1, 1977 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 16, 2009
3. Rutherford College Incorporated - June 1, 1977
Rutherford College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brenda Frye Grimes, March 20, 2018
4. Rutherford College Marker
Photo of Cemetery located at original site.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 901 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   4. submitted on March 27, 2018, by Brenda Frye Grimes of Connelly Springs, North Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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