Old Cotton Hill Seminary

Old Cotton Hill Seminary (HMVPV)

Location: Morris, GA 39867 Clay County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 43.817', W 84° 58'

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Here stood the Cotton Hill Male and Female Seminary incorporated by an Act of the Legislature March 6, 1856, but in existence before that time. Professor Norman Flavius Cooledge, uncle of President Calvin Coolidge, who had come to Georgia for the climate became President of the Seminary in 1854 and remained there until 1862 when 103 of the men students joined the Army of the Confederacy. The discouraged Cooledge dropped teaching to go into business and the glory of the School, once one the South's leading educational institutions, vanished.
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HM NumberHMVPV
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number030-2
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:45pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 692637 N 3512338
Decimal Degrees31.73028333, -84.96666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 43.817', W 84° 58'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 43' 49.02" N, 84° 58' 0.00" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1049-1099 Co Rd 43, Morris GA 39867, US
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