Sweet Briar College

Sweet Briar College (HMV6A)

Location: Amherst, VA 24521 Amherst County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 33.162', W 79° 4.248'

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Chartered 1901

This 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.
AMHERST COUNTY: 2 MILES SOUTH OF AMHERST — U. S. RT 29
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HM NumberHMV6A
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Marker NumberR-20
Year Placed1951
Placed ByVirginia State Library
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 4:16pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 670410 N 4157937
Decimal Degrees37.55270000, -79.07080000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.162', W 79° 4.248'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 9.72" N, 79° 4' 14.88" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 126-142 S Amherst Hwy, Amherst VA 24521, US
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