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Near Bridgewater in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bridgewater College

 
 
Bridgewater College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dan Fisher, June 20, 2010
1. Bridgewater College Marker
Inscription.  Founded near this site in 1880, the college is now located 4.3 miles east in the town of Bridgewater. This liberal arts college is affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. It grew out of the Spring Creek Normal School and Collegiate Institute and became Bridgewater College nine years later. It has been coeducational from its founding.
 
Erected 1981 by Bridgewater College. (Marker Number I 13-A.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 38° 24.106′ N, 79° 2.064′ W. Marker is near Bridgewater, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Spring Creek Road (Virginia Route 613) and Beaver Creek Road (Virginia Route 752), on the right when traveling north on Spring Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgewater VA 22812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockingham County / Augusta County (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mossy Creek
Spring Creek & Beaver Creek Rds image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dan Fisher, June 20, 2010
2. Spring Creek & Beaver Creek Rds
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(approx. 3 miles away); Bridgewater (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Bridgewater (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Alexander Mack Memorial Library (approx. 3.8 miles away); Famous Travelers Along the Turnpike (approx. 3.9 miles away); Origins of Shenandoah University (approx. 4.9 miles away); Dayton (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgewater.
 
Also see . . .  Bridgewater College. (Submitted on June 21, 2010.)
 
Spring Creek Rd (facing south) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dan Fisher, June 20, 2010
3. Spring Creek Rd (facing south)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 570 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 23, 2022