Forsyth in Monroe County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bessie Tift College
Erected 1936 by Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.).
Location. 33° 2.109′ N, 83° 56.017′ W. Marker is in Forsyth, Georgia, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Tift College Drive and Indian Springs Drive, on the right when traveling west on Tift College Drive. Touch for map. The marker is near the (now restored) old college entrance gate. Marker is in this post office area: Forsyth GA 31029, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Georgia Militia at Forsyth (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Hospital Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tift College (approx. ¼ mile away); Confederate Dead and Hospitals (approx. 0.3 miles away); Forsyth (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Uncle Remus Came of Age (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monroe County (approx. 0.3 miles away); State Teachers and Agricultural College/Hubbard Training School (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forsyth.
Regarding Bessie Tift College.
Categories. • Education • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 17, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 3. submitted on September 19, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.