Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Medical College
National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Erected 1996 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. (Marker Number #72000398.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 33° 28.238′ N, 81° 57.783′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is on Telfair Street near 6thStreet, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 598 Telfair St, Augusta GA 30901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eve (here, next to this marker); Medical College Building (a few steps from this marker); The First Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker The First Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Richmond County (about 500 feet away); General George Washington (about 500 feet away); Army National Guard (about 500 feet away); The Signer's Monument (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Regarding Old Medical College. National Register of Historic Places:
Old Medical College Building *** (added 1972 - - #72000398)
• Also known as Augusta Garden Center
• Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
• Architect, builder, or engineer: Cluskey,C. B.
• Architectural Style: Greek Revival
• Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
• Period of Significance: 1825-1849
• Owner: Private
• Historic Function: Education
• Historic Sub-function: College
• Current Function: Social
• Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A marker about Paul Fitzsimmons Eve, a founder of the Medical College of Georgia.
Also see . . . National Park Service entry for the Old Medical College. Old Medical College, a National Historic Landmark, was built in 1835 to serve as home to the Medical College of Georgia (MCG), the third-oldest medical college in the Southeast. (Submitted on August 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,589 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.