Female Collegiate Institute

Female Collegiate Institute (HMDXO)

Location: Dillwyn, VA 23936 Buckingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 35.412', W 78° 24.176'

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Two miles east is the site of the first college for women in Virginia, the Female Collegiate Institute. Opened in 1837, it failed in 1843. Reopened in 1848, it survived until 1863. The school building has been destroyed but the "President's Cottage" still stands.
Marker NumberF 54
Year Placed1959
Placed ByVirginia State Library
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:30am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 729298 N 4163519
Decimal Degrees37.59020000, -78.40293333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 35.412', W 78° 24.176'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 35' 24.72" N, 78° 24' 10.56" W
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Area Code(s)434, 804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6487-6489 State Rte 617, Dillwyn VA 23936, US
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