William Addison Caldwell

William Addison Caldwell (HMST1)

Location: Blacksburg, VA 24060 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.832', W 80° 25.231'

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Craig County farm boy Add Caldwell
walked 26 miles to enroll here in 1872
as the first student. The popular cadet
majored in agriculture and worked as a
teacher, clerk, and salesman before his
death in 1910.

Donated by the Class of 1956
Sculpture by Lawrence Reid Bechtel
HM NumberHMST1
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Year Placed2005
Placed ByVPI Class of 1956
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 4:11am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 551404 N 4120603
Decimal Degrees37.23053333, -80.42051667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.832', W 80° 25.231'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 49.92" N, 80° 25' 13.86" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 113 Stanger St, Blacksburg VA 24060, US
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