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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.
Photographed 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 and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1859.
 
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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. James Episcopal Church Labyrinth (within shouting distance of this marker); Raiders in Lenoir (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Belk's Department Store (about 500 feet away);
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Hog Waller Market in Downtown Lenoir (about 700 feet away); Caldwell County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); United States Post Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. half a mile away); Pfeiffer College (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lenoir.
 
Davenport College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, August 20, 2014
2. Davenport College Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2024. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 17 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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