Fork Union Academy

Fork Union Academy (HM7YN)

Location: Fork Union, VA 23055 Fluvanna County
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N 37° 45.812', W 78° 15.734'

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First classes of Fork Union Academy were held here October 15, 1898 in the residence of Susie Payne Cooper. Established as a co-educational English and classical school, it became Fork Union Military Academy for boys in 1903. Organized by 10 guarantors who were members of Fork Church, the Academy was sustained mainly by private contributions from the Fork Union community until 1913 when it became affiliated with the Baptist denomination.
HM NumberHM7YN
Marker NumberGA-33
Year Placed1983
Placed ByVirginia Historic Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 12:51pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 741161 N 4183109
Decimal Degrees37.76353333, -78.26223333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 45.812', W 78° 15.734'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 45' 48.72" N, 78° 15' 44.04" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4744 James Madison Hwy, Fork Union VA 23055, US
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