LaGrange College - 1831

LaGrange College - 1831 (HMOQQ)

Location: LaGrange, GA 30240 Troup County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 2.264', W 85° 2.69'

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LaGrange College is the oldest non-tax supported institution of higher education in Georgia. It was chartered in 1831 as LaGrange Female Academy. The charter has been changed three times as the trustees altered the name to LaGrange Female Institute in 1847, to LaGrange Female College in 1851 and finally to LaGrange College in 1934. It was formally declared a co-educational institution in 1954. LaGrange College is owned by the North Georgia Conference of the Methodist Church.
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number141-7
Year Placed1955
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 8:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 682580 N 3657168
Decimal Degrees33.03773333, -85.04483333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 2.264', W 85° 2.69'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 2' 15.84" N, 85° 2' 41.40" W
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Area Code(s)706, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 297-399 Forrest Ave, LaGrange GA 30240, US
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