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Danville, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Stratford College

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. Stratford College Marker
Inscription.  Stratford College (1930-1974) and its constituent preparatory school, Stratford Hall (1930-1964), maintained the tradition of liberal arts education for women begun in 1854 at the Danville Female College. Main hall was built in 1883 to house the Danville College for Young Ladies (1883-1897) and is a landmark also of its successors, Randolph-Macon Institute (1897-1930) and Stratford.
 
Erected 1976 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number Q 5E.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
 
Location. 36° 34.755′ N, 79° 24.201′ W. Marker is in Danville, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and Main Street (Virginia Route 293), on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Danville VA 24541, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick Delius (a few steps from this marker); The Gibson Girl / Lady Astor (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lady Astor Birthplace (about 300 feet away); The Langhorne House
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By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. Stratford College Marker
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(about 300 feet away); Holbrook-Ross Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Last Confederate Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Sutherlin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sutherlin Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Danville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 509 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 16, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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