Montpelier Institute

Montpelier Institute (HM6E6)

Location: Macon, GA 31220 Monroe County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 51.906', W 83° 52.921'

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Montpelier Institute, founded in 1842 by Stephen Elliott, Jr., First Episcopal Bishop of the diocese of Georgia, was Georgia`s second oldest school for girls. Col. G.B. Lamar gave the land for the school including Montpelier Springs, long noted as a health resort. Operated until 1856 as a Female Institute with students from several states and prominent teachers, its cutural influence was felt for many years. For 20 years, until 1876, Montpelier was a private school. When that school closed the property was acquired by the Hart family of Macon.
HM NumberHM6E6
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number102-3
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 12:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 230317 N 3640014
Decimal Degrees32.86510000, -83.88201667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 51.906', W 83° 52.921'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 51' 54.36" N, 83° 52' 55.26" W
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Area Code(s)478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9445-9499 GA-74, Macon GA 31220, US
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