The Medical College of Georgia

The Medical College of Georgia (HMMW1)

Location: Augusta, GA 30912 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 28.138', W 81° 59.283'

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The Medical College of Georgia, oldest school of medicine in Georgia, was incorporated in 1828 as the Medical Academy of Georgia. Of the 23 original board of Trustees, 5 were from the City of Augusta and three of these were elected as the initial faculty: Dr. Milton Anthony, the leader of the movement, and Drs. L. D. Ford and I. P. Garvin.In 1833 the name was changed to Medical College of Georgia and in 1873 it became part of the State University System.The Medical College moved to this site in 1911 from the original building at Telfair and Sixth Streets, which remains as a historical landmark.
HM NumberHMMW1
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number121-3
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 408190 N 3703715
Decimal Degrees33.46896667, -81.98805000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.138', W 81° 59.283'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 8.28" N, 81° 59' 16.98" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1449-1451 Laney Walker Blvd, Augusta GA 30912, US
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