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Lenoir in Caldwell County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Davenport College

 
 
Davenport College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
1. Davenport College Marker
Inscription.  
For women; chartered 1859 by Methodist Episcopal Church, South; merged with Greensboro College, 1933. Two bldgs. stand 100 ft. S.W.
 
Erected 1956 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number N 30.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation.
 
Location. 35° 54.77′ N, 81° 32.324′ W. Marker is in Lenoir, North Carolina, in Caldwell County. Marker is at the intersection of College Avenue Southwest and Main Street Southwest, on the right when traveling east on College Avenue Southwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 901 College Avenue, Lenoir NC 28645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Raiders in Lenoir (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stoneman's Raid (approx. half a mile away); Fort Defiance (approx. 5˝ miles away); Patterson Mill (approx. 5.8 miles away); Collett Leventhorpe (approx. 6.6 miles away); Laura Foster
Davenport College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
2. Davenport College Marker
(approx. 10.7 miles away); Rutherford College (approx. 11.3 miles away); a different marker also named Rutherford College (approx. 11.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lenoir.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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