Masonic Female College

Masonic Female College (HMV82)

Location: Lumpkin, GA 31815 Stewart County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 3.168', W 84° 47.933'

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This school, established in 1852 by members of Cross Lodge No. 12 Masons for the purpose of educating girls, was a leading educational center for 30 years. Located on land purchased from Willard and Hollis Boynton, when completed it had an endowment of $12,000. The first General Board of Directors was composed of 17 Masons from Stewart County and other sections of Georgia. Rev. Jesse H. Campbell, prominent minister and educator, was one of the founders and on the teaching staff. Destroyed by fire in 1880, it was rebuilt by popular subscription and used as a school for boys and girls.
HM NumberHMV82
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number128-14
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 7:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 707810 N 3548407
Decimal Degrees32.05280000, -84.79888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 3.168', W 84° 47.933'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 3' 10.08" N, 84° 47' 55.98" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2334 Chestnut St, Lumpkin GA 31815, US
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