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Randolph-Macon Woman's College

 
 
Randolph-Macon Woman's College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Randolph-Macon Woman's College Marker
Inscription. Founded by Dr. William Waugh Smith in 1891 and opened in 1893 as a member of the Randolph-Macon System of Educational Institutions, this liberal arts college has been recognized from its opening year for its high standards of scholarship. The scenic campus of 100 acres extends to the James River.
 
Erected 1951 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number Q-6 14.)
 
Location. 37° 26.193′ N, 79° 10.392′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is on Rivermont Avenue near Westmoreland Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2500 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg VA 24503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pearl S. Buck (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Safe Haven in Lynchburg: Project Y (approx. 0.3 miles away); Defense Works (approx. half a mile away); Miller-Claytor House (approx. half a mile away); Packet Boat Marshall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Inner Defenses 1864 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sinister Activities (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
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Randolph-Macon Woman's College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
2. Randolph-Macon Woman's College Marker
 Our Heritage as Randolph-Macon Woman’s College. Randolph College (Submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
Randolph-Macon Woman's College image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
3. Randolph-Macon Woman's College
View of Randolph-Macon Woman's College, College Park, Lynchburg, Va. image. Click for full size.
By J.P. Bell Co., 1906
4. View of Randolph-Macon Woman's College, College Park, Lynchburg, Va.
Photo courtesy Library of Congress
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 432 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4. submitted on May 19, 2013.
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