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Mount Olive in Wayne County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mount Olive College

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, February 27, 2010
1. Mount Olive College Marker
Inscription. Original Free Will Baptist. Chartered in 1951 as junior college. Moved here, 1953. Senior college charter granted in 1982.
 
Erected 1986 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number F-43.)
 
Location. 35° 12.456′ N, 78° 4.338′ W. Marker is in Mount Olive, North Carolina, in Wayne County. Marker is on U.S. 117, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mount Olive NC 28365, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Olive (approx. mile away); Samson L. Faison (approx. 7.1 miles away); Battle of Goldsborough Bridge (approx. 9.4 miles away); Attack of the 17th Massachusetts (approx. 9.4 miles away); Battle of Goldsboro Bridge (approx. 9.5 miles away); Confederate Counterattack (approx. 9.5 miles away); Union Assault on the Bridge (approx. 9.5 miles away); Waynesborough (approx. 12 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History. “From its beginning, Mount Olive College has been sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists. The institution was chartered in 1951 and opened in 1952 at Cragmont Assembly, the Free Will Baptist
Mount Olive College Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, February 27, 2010
2. Mount Olive College Marker
summer retreat grounds near Black Mountain, under the direction of the Reverend Lloyd Vernon. The School was called Mount Allen Junior College, taking its name from the mountain near Cragmont.” (Submitted on March 14, 2010.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2010, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
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