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Edgeworth Female Seminary

 
 
Edgeworth Female Seminary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
1. Edgeworth Female Seminary Marker
Inscription. Established by John M. Morehead, operated, 1840-1862, 1868-1871. Building, burned in 1872, stood at this site.
 
Erected 1951 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number J-34.)
 
Location. 36° 4.319′ N, 79° 47.779′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of South Edgeworth Street and West Sycamore Street, on the left when traveling north on South Edgeworth Street. Touch for map. North & South Edgeworth Street is one-way northbound. Marker is in this post office area: Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. O. Henry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Motley Morehead (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); West Market Street United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Guilford County Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pfc. Phill G. McDonald (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of M/Sgt. Edwin V. Bain (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greensboro College (approx. mile away); The Trial Of Benjamin Benson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Also see . . .
Wide view of the Edgeworth Female Seminary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
2. Wide view of the Edgeworth Female Seminary Marker
The site of the Edgeworth Female Seminary is now home to the YMCA of Greensboro.
1. Gone But Not Forgotten - North Carolina's Educational Past - Edgeworth Female Seminary. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. The Guilford Genealogist Blog: Edgeworth Female Seminary. (Submitted on May 20, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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