Old Mill at Berry College
Constructed in 1930, the Old Mill boasts an iron hub which had originally been of service at Hermitage, an early manufacturing community near the Shannon village between Rome and Calhoun, Georgia, and was a gift to Berry from The Republic Mining (bauxite) and Manufacturing Company. Henry Ford had the hub moved to Berry where the wheel was rebuilt. The wooden overshot waterwheel, considered one of the largest in the world at 42 feet in diameter, was constructed by student workers. For many…
The Worlds largest campus !!! 28,000 acres
Berry College, Rome Georgia. A new set. Ford Dining Hall Built to serve as a dining facility, Ford Dining Hall is engraved with the words, "Give us this day our daily bread." Today, it is used for a variety of special campus events. Freshman girls enjoy castle housing.
Old Mill at Berry College Note: I did NOT take this photo. It was in a set of screen saver photos that Berry College offered for download a few years ago.
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Berry: Winshape Retreat
Returning to Berry College to take Dillon back. This is part of the Winshape Retreat located within the Berry campus. Story behind it: over 75 yrs ago, college founder Martha Berry traveled to France and upon return, decided to build a dairy farm resembling the architecture of Normandy. It was part of the college's Ag pgm for over 75 years. Eventually, the Cathy family (Chick-fil-A restaurant chain) decided to take it over and convert it to a retreat for church & marriage encounters, a…
Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum
Philadelpia-based landscape architect, Robert Cridland, designed these gardens in 1927-1933 as a classic example of the Colonial revival style. Flagstone walks,