Chartered 1901This liberal arts college for women, opened in 1906, granted its first Bachelor of Arts degrees in 1910. Estbalished under the will of Indiana Fletcher Williams as a memorial to her only daughter, Daisy, the college is located on a 2800-acre tract of land acquired by Elijah Fletched before 1830. The eighteenth century homestead, remodeled and named "Sweet Briar House" by the Fletchers, is set in a boxwood garden.
|Placed By||Virginia State Library|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 4:16pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 670410 N 4157937|
|Decimal Degrees||37.55270000, -79.07080000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 33.162', W 79° 4.248'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 33' 9.72" N, 79° 4' 14.88" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 126-142 S Amherst Hwy, Amherst VA 24521, US|
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