Longwood College

Longwood College (HMJF9)

Location: Farmville, VA 23901 Prince Edward County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 17.79', W 78° 23.662'

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The college opened here in October 1884 as a "state female normal school". In 1914 the name was changed to "State Normal School for Women at Farmville"; In 1924 to "State Teachers College at Farmville"; In 1949 to "Longwood College". Conferring the B.S. Degree was authorized in 1916, and later the B.A. degree. William H. Ruffner, first state superintendent of public instruction, was the first president. The fourth, J.L. Jarman, served from 1902 to 1946.
HM NumberHMJF9
Marker NumberI 15
Year Placed1949
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 12:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 730957 N 4130948
Decimal Degrees37.29650000, -78.39436667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 17.79', W 78° 23.662'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 17' 47.40" N, 78° 23' 39.72" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-599 S Main St, Farmville VA 23901, US
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