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Cuthbert in Randolph County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Andrew Female College

 
 
Andrew Female College Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2011
1. Andrew Female College Marker
Inscription. This institution was founded in 1854 and conducted under the auspices of the South Georgia Conference of the Methodist Church. It was in honor of Bishop James O. Andrew (1794-1871), a noted pioneer leader of Methodism. Augustus Alden was the first college president.

This college has been a great source of supply for school teachers in Southwest Georgia. During the War Between the States the buildings were used for a Confederate hospital.

In 1892, the college was destroyed by fire and more modern buildings were erected.
 
Erected 1983 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 120-2A.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 31° 46.267′ N, 84° 47.367′ W. Marker is in Cuthbert, Georgia, in Randolph County. Marker is at the intersection of Court Street/Blakely Street (Old U.S. 27) and College Street/Broad Street (U.S. 82), in the median on Court Street/Blakely Street. Touch for map. The marker stands in the town square n the center of Cuthbert. (Both Old US 27 and US 82 change street names at this point.). Marker is in this post office area: Cuthbert GA 39840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Andrew Female College Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2011
2. Andrew Female College Marker
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of First Randolph County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Carnegie Library (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Frederick Davis Patterson, M.D. / Patterson Hospital (about 500 feet away); Randolph County (about 600 feet away); Site of First Church Building in Cuthbert, Georgia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shady Grove (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Dead and Hospitals (approx. mile away); Mother of Georgia's Pecan Industry (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cuthbert.
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Civil
 
Andrew Female College Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2011
3. Andrew Female College Marker
The lot on which the marker stands was the site of the original Randolph County Courthouse. It is now a park.
Andrew Female College image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 15, 2011
4. Andrew Female College
"Old Main," one of the "more modern" buildings erected after the original buildings burned in 1892.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 12, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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