World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Marion College, Virginia

Marion College
Active 1873–1967
Type Junior College
Affiliation Lutheran
Location Marion, Virginia,
United States
Colors Purple and Gold [1]

Marion College was a Lutheran junior women's college that operated in Marion, Virginia from 1873 to 1967.[2][3]

Roanoke College, a sister Lutheran college, adopted Marion's alumnae and maintains their records. Marion's alumnae have a reunion every other year on the Roanoke campus. Roanoke's Marion Hall, constructed in 1968 as a women's residence hall, is named in honor of Marion College.

Notable alumnae


  1. ^ Wilson, Goodridge (1948). A Brief History of Marion College. Bristol, TN: The King Printing Co. p. 55.  
  2. ^ Associated Press (1967-03-26). "Marion College Life Imperiled Over Finances". Washington Post. 
  3. ^ Thomas W. West: Marion College, 1873-1967, Shenandoah Publishing House, Inc., Strasburg, Va., 1970, 298 pp.
  4. ^ "U.S. Army General to be Honored as 2006 Distinguished German-American of the Year". German-American Heritage Foundation of the USA. Archived from the original on 2007-06-10. Retrieved 2007-07-12. Brenda Schwarzkopf (nee Holsinger) hails from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. She graduated from Marion College, a Lutheran girl's college in Virginia. 

This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.