Harvey Lee Price

Harvey Lee Price (HMRS4)

Location: Blacksburg, VA 24060 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.559', W 80° 25.43'

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Faculty member 1900-1945
Head, Horticulture Department 1902-1908
Dean, School of Agriculture 1908-1945

An easy-going, amiable man, Harvey Lee Price served VPI for more than four decades after earning two degrees here. He moved quickly through the professorial ranks and into administration. Known for zealously protecting VPI's apple orchard, he also had a penchant for local history and genealogy. He oversaw campus landscaping, was Treasurer of the Athletic Council, and achieved fellow status in the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Price Hall completed in 1907
Marker donated by Class of 1953
HM NumberHMRS4
Placed ByVPI Class of 1953
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 3:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 551113 N 4120097
Decimal Degrees37.22598333, -80.42383333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.559', W 80° 25.43'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 33.54" N, 80° 25' 25.80" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601 Drillfield Dr, Blacksburg VA 24060, US
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