Bluefield College

Bluefield College (HMIZ)

Location: Bluefield, VA 24605 Tazewell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 14.61', W 81° 14.774'

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Bluefield College was chartered in May 1920 as "an institution of learning for the instruction of boys and young men in the various branches of science, literature, philosophy, and the liberal and useful arts." With strong support from the Baptist General Association of Virginia and citizens of the area, it opened as a junior college with three buildings in 1922. Women attended as day students from 1922; the school became fully coeducational in 1951. Bluefield College was accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools as a four-year institution in 1977.
Marker NumberX 31
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 7:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 478161 N 4121913
Decimal Degrees37.24350000, -81.24623333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.61', W 81° 14.774'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 36.60" N, 81° 14' 46.44" W
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Area Code(s)276
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 34 VA-102, Bluefield VA 24605, US
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