Dunlora Academy

Dunlora Academy (HMDXX)

Location: Powhatan, VA 23139 Powhatan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 33.975', W 78° 0.702'

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Two and a half miles north, on Dunlora plantation then owned by Mrs. Ann Hickman, the Virginia Baptist Education Society established, in 1830, a school for ministers. This school, under the principalship of Rev. Edward Baptist, M.A., was known locally as Dunlora Academy. Edward Baptist resigned in 1832, and the school was removed to Henrico County and then to Richmond. From it developed Richmond College and, later, the University of Richmond.
Marker NumberO 25
Year Placed1948
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 1:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 763933 N 4161889
Decimal Degrees37.56625000, -78.01170000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 33.975', W 78° 0.702'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 33' 58.50" N, 78° 0' 42.12" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4952-5198 Anderson Hwy, Powhatan VA 23139, US
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