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Lucy Cobb Institute 1858-1931 (Clarke County)
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 33° 57.400 W 083° 23.351
17S E 279227 N 3759923
Quick Description: A history of the building, and the neighboring theatre.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2005 4:30:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM2DE
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member snake1411
Views: 36

Long Description:
Lucy Cobb Institute, a College for Girls, was established in 1858 through the effort of T.R.R. Cobb and named for his daughter, Lucy. Later, three of his nieces taught here: Miss Mildred Rutherford, Principal, Mrs. Mary Ann Lipscombe, Mrs. Bessie Rutherford Mell. Closed as a school in 1931, it serves as a dormitory for girls attending the University of Georgia. Nearby is Seny-Stovall Chapel, named for George I. Senes who contributed the funds to build it and Miss Nellie Stovall who solicited his help. He also gave a pipe organ and paintings for the walls of Lucy Cobb. "Her Alumnae Rise Up and Call Her Blessed"
Type of Marker: Building

Marker #: Not listed

Date: Not listed

Sponsor: Not listed

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