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Near Maxton in Robeson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Floral College

 
 
Floral College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
1. Floral College Marker
Inscription. One of earliest colleges for women in the South, 1841-78. Centre Presbyterian Church, formerly the college chapel, is 150 yards north.
 
Erected 1941 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number I-25.)
 
Location. 34° 46.723′ N, 79° 19.082′ W. Marker is near Maxton, North Carolina, in Robeson County. Marker is at the intersection of Red Springs Road (State Highway 71) and Oxedine School Road (State Highway 1312), on the left when traveling east on Red Springs Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maxton NC 28364, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Angus W. McLean (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Glider Pilots (approx. 3.1 miles away); Carolina College (approx. 3 miles away); Laurinburg-Maxton Air Base (approx. 3.8 miles away); Stewartsville Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); Stewart-Hawley-Malloy House (approx. 6.1 miles away); John Charles McNeill (approx. 7.9 miles away); Gerald Johnson (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maxton.
 
Also see . . .  Floral College. (Submitted on May 30, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Wide view of the Floral College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
2. Wide view of the Floral College Marker
Looking South with the Angus W. McLean marker across Red Springs Road

 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Education
 
Centre Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 7, 2010
3. Centre Presbyterian Church
The former chapel and Steward's House (left) of Floral College remain in use still today.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 867 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 30, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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