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Randolph-Macon Woman's College

 
 
Randolph-Macon Woman's College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Randolph-Macon Woman's College Marker
Inscription.  Founded by Dr. William Waugh Smith in 1891 and opened in 1893 as a member of the Randolph-Macon System of Educational Institutions, this liberal arts college has been recognized from its opening year for its high standards of scholarship. The scenic campus of 100 acres extends to the James River.
 
Erected 1951 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number Q-6-14.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
 
Location. 37° 26.193′ N, 79° 10.392′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is on Rivermont Avenue near Westmoreland Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2500 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg VA 24503, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pearl S. Buck (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Helen McGehee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sallie Blount Mahood (1864-1953) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Safe Haven in Lynchburg: Project Y
Randolph-Macon Woman's College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
2. Randolph-Macon Woman's College Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Defense Works (approx. half a mile away); Fink Deck Truss (approx. half a mile away); Miller-Claytor House (approx. half a mile away); Troubled to Healing Waters (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Also see . . .  Randolph College. (Submitted on April 14, 2012.)
 
Randolph-Macon Woman's College image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
3. Randolph-Macon Woman's College
View of Randolph-Macon Woman's College, College Park, Lynchburg, Va. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J.P. Bell Co., 1906
4. View of Randolph-Macon Woman's College, College Park, Lynchburg, Va.
Photo courtesy Library of Congress
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 570 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   4. submitted on May 19, 2013.

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Jun. 26, 2022