LaGrange College

LaGrange College (HMNWL)

Location: Leighton, AL 35646 Colbert County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 39.704', W 87° 33.643'

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This is the site of
LaGrange College
Chartered in 1830 by act of
the Legislature of Alabama
An Institution of High Order for men
attending chiefly by students
from the southern states.

The college was burned April 28, 1863
by Federal Cavalry Commanded by
Colonel Florence M. Cornyn
under General Grandville Dodge.

Presidents
Bishop Robert Paine 1830-1846
Dr. Edward Wadsworth 1846-1852
James W. Hardy 1852-1853
Rev. Smith Moore 3 months 1853
Dr. R. H. Rivers 1854-1855
Rev. Felix Johnson 1855-1858
Col. J. W. Robertson 1858-1862
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HM NumberHMNWL
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Year Placed1950
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 8:52pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 448623 N 3835674
Decimal Degrees34.66173333, -87.56071667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 39.704', W 87° 33.643'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 39' 42.24" N, 87° 33' 38.58" W
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Area Code(s)256
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 250-298 Lagrange College Rd, Leighton AL 35646, US
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