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Mount Crawford in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bridgewater College

 
 
Bridgewater College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trinket Troy, October 14, 2006
1. Bridgewater College Marker
Inscription.  Located two miles southwest in the town of Bridgewater, this liberal arts college is affiliated with the Church of the Bretheren. It grew out of the Spring Creek Normal School and Collegiate Institute, founded in 1880, and became Bridgewater College nine years later. It has been coeducational from the beginning.
 
Erected 1954 by the Virginia State Library. (Marker Number I-13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. 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° 21.929′ N, 78° 56.238′ W. Marker is in Mount Crawford, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 11) and Dinkel Avenue (Virginia Route 257), on the right when traveling south on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Crawford VA 22841, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sheridan's Last Raid (approx. 1.3 miles away); Contentment (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Alexander Mack Memorial Library
Bridgewater College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Trinket Troy, October 14, 2006
2. Bridgewater College Marker
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(approx. 2 miles away); Famous Travelers Along the Turnpike (approx. 2.3 miles away); Bridgewater (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Crawford.
 
Also see . . .
1. Bridgewater Past and Present. (Submitted on October 24, 2006.)
2. Brief History of the Church of the Brethren. By Ken Shaffer and Kendra Flory. (Submitted on October 24, 2006.) 
 
Flory Hall, Currently Administrative Offices image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 25, 2007
3. Flory Hall, Currently Administrative Offices
The McKinney Center for Science and Mathematics, at Bridgewater College image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Linda Walcroft, March 5, 2008
4. The McKinney Center for Science and Mathematics, at Bridgewater College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,842 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2006, by Trinket Troy of Burke, Virginia.   3. submitted on October 8, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   4. submitted on March 6, 2008, by Linda Walcroft of Woodstock, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 3, 2022