Old Medical College

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Old Medical College Building
Old Medical College (Augusta, Georgia).jpg
HABS photo from 1934
Old Medical College is located in Georgia (U.S. state)
Old Medical College
Location 598 Telfair, at 6th St., Augusta, Georgia
Coordinates 33°28′13″N 81°57′47″W / 33.47028°N 81.96306°W / 33.47028; -81.96306Coordinates: 33°28′13″N 81°57′47″W / 33.47028°N 81.96306°W / 33.47028; -81.96306
Area 1.51 acres (6,100 m2)
Built 1834
Architect C. B. Cluskey
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72000398
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 16, 1972[1]
Designated NHL June 19, 1996[2]

Old Medical College Building, also known as Augusta Garden Center, was the original Medical Academy of Georgia (now Georgia Regents University) building, founded in 1828. It became vacant when Richmond Academy moved to new quarters.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1996.[2][3]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Old Medical College (Augusta)". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-04-30. 
  3. ^ Todd Savitt and Anne Floyd (September 23, 1994). "National Historic Landmark Nomination: Old Medical College / Medical College of Georgia" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying photos, exterior and interior, from 1973 and 1995 PDF (32 KB)

Further reading[edit]

  • For more about Grandison Harris ("Resurrection Man"), see "Slave had vital role for MCG". Augusta Chronicle. March 21, 1999. (subscription required)

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