Berry College

Berry College (HMVYL)

Location: Rome, GA 30165 Floyd County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 17.42', W 85° 11.14'

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Founded By Martha Berry 1866-1942

Starting with a Sunday School in a log cabin one mile south of here, Martha Berry founded a boarding school for rural boys in 1902 on 83 acres of land, adding a school for girls in 1909. From this humble beginning, Berry College grew and, during Miss Berry's lifetime, became a private educational domain occupying 27,000 acres. Emphasizing high academic standards, Christian values and practical work experience, Berry College is coeducational and offers a wide range of programs to students from all parts of the U.S. and many other countries.
Placed ByBerry College
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 9:57am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 666987 N 3795838
Decimal Degrees34.29033333, -85.18566667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 17.42', W 85° 11.14'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 17' 25.20" N, 85° 11' 8.40" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104 Bertrand Way, Rome GA 30165, US
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