Wofford College

Wofford College (HM6BW)

Location: Spartanburg, SC 29303 Spartanburg County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 57.514', W 81° 56.338'

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Wofford College, charted in 1851, was established by a $100,000 bequest from the Rev. Benjamin Wofford of Spartanburg, who envisioned a college for 'literary, classical, and scientific education' affiliated with the Methodist Church. The college opened in the fall of 1854 and still occupies its historic campus, listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. Wofford's Phi Beta Kappa chapter, charted in 1941, was the first at a private college in South Carolina.
HM NumberHM6BW
Marker Number42-18
Year Placed1998
Placed ByWofford College
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 9:07am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 414273 N 3868850
Decimal Degrees34.95856667, -81.93896667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 57.514', W 81° 56.338'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 57' 30.84" N, 81° 56' 20.28" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 477-493 SC-56, Spartanburg SC 29303, US
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