Andrew College

Andrew College (HMVTC)

Location: Cuthbert, GA 39840 Randolph County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 46.314', W 84° 47.72'

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Cuthbert is the site of Andrew College, founded here January 1854. Named in honor of Bishop James O. Andrew whose refusal to free his Wife's slaves separated the Northern and Southern Methodist Episcopal Churches (1844). First President - Augustus Alden, of Yale, a pioneer in Georgia for higher education.

The second college chartered to confer graduate degrees upon women. Served as a Confederate Hospital 1863-65.

The first women's college in the South to include Physical Education in its curriculum (1867).

Today, a fully accredited Junior College, it has upheld throughout a century the highest principles of educated, Christian womanhood.
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HM NumberHMVTC
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number120-5
Year Placed1953
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 12:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 708779 N 3517268
Decimal Degrees31.77190000, -84.79533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 46.314', W 84° 47.72'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 46' 18.84" N, 84° 47' 43.20" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 405-407 College St, Cuthbert GA 39840, US
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