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State College-GHM 005-29-Baldwin Co
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Sprinterman
N 33° 04.865 W 083° 13.932
17S E 291646 N 3662491
Quick Description: North Clark St south of Montgomery St, Milledgeville
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2009 6:57:20 PM
Waymark Code: WM6ZZ9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
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Long Description:
Largely through the efforts of William Y. Atkinson the Georgia Normal and Industrial College was founded in 1889 with J. Harris Chappell as the first president. It became a degree granting institution in 1917 and included a liberal arts program. The name was changed in 1922 to Georgia State College for Women and in 1961 to the woman´s College of Georgia.

This square of 20 acres, set aside for public use in 1803, was used from 1811 until after the War Between the States as the site of the State Penitentiary. The buildings were partly burned during Sherman´s occupation.
Type of Marker: Highway

Marker #: 005-29

Date: 1961

Sponsor: GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION

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