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St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines

 
 
St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2012
1. St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines Marker
Inscription. The Religious of Christian Education, an order of nuns originally from France, established Hillside Convent School on January 6, 1908. In 1910, the school was moved to this site and renamed St. Genevieve~of~the~Pines. For eight decades, the school educated young women and men from Asheville, the region, and the world and had an enormous impact on the lives of those who attended and the Asheville community.
 
Erected by Saint Genevieve of the Pines Asheville North Carolina.
 
Location. 35° 34.551′ N, 82° 33.136′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is on Victoria Road south of McDowell Street (U.S. 25), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Asheville Normal School ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Newton Academy ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Smith-McDowell House ( approx. 0.3 miles away); Flood of 1916 ( approx. 0.7 miles away); Biltmore House ( approx. 0.7 miles away); The County of Buncombe
St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines Marker, southbound on Victoria Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2012
2. St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines Marker, southbound on Victoria Road
( approx. 0.8 miles away); Private George Avery ( approx. 0.9 miles away); Rutherford Trace ( approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
 
Also see . . .  St. Genevieve-of-the-Pines. (Submitted on July 14, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Education
 
St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines Marker, looking north along Victoria Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2012
3. St. Genevieve ~ Of ~ The ~ Pines Marker, looking north along Victoria Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,032 times since then and 153 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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