United Negro College Fund

United Negro College Fund (HM353)

Location: Savannah, VA 23072 Gloucester County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 20.722', W 76° 31.36'

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Dr. Frederick D. Patterson founded the United Negro College Fund in 1944. He and the presidents of the member colleges of the Fund began meeting in 1946 at Holly Knoll, the retirement home of the late Robert Russa Moton. Patterson had established Holly Knoll Associates in 1945 to serve as a conference center for black educators. Their meetings contributed to the growth and reputation of the United Negro College Fund, which aids more than 40 historically black colleges, and provides student scholarships and "A mind is a terrible thing to waste."
HM NumberHM353
Marker NumberNW-13
Year Placed1993
Placed ByDepartment of Histroic Resources
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 5:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 365130 N 4134273
Decimal Degrees37.34536667, -76.52266667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 20.722', W 76° 31.36'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 20' 43.32" N, 76° 31' 21.60" W
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Area Code(s)804, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5123 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Savannah VA 23072, US
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