ROME, Ga. – In observance of Berry College’s Mountain Day celebrations, Oak Hill and The Martha Berry Museum will be closed to the public Friday, Oct. 4, and will reopen for self-guided tours on Saturday, Oct. 5 from 3 to 5 p.m. Normal business hours will resume Monday, Oct. 7. More information about this and other news and events can be found at www.oakhillmuseum.com/news.
Mountain Day at Berry College serves as Berry’s homecoming, bringing together students, faculty, staff, and alumni – as well as their family and friends – to celebrate the birthday of its founder, Martha Berry. A tradition started in 1914, Mountain Day takes place annually on the first weekend in October, and includes many activities for students, alumni and their guests throughout the weekend. More information about Mountain Day, including a schedule of events, is available at www.berry.edu/alumni.
Oak Hill, the historic estate of Berry College-founder Martha Berry (1865-1942), and The Martha Berry Museum is an award-winning attraction in Rome, Ga. Located at the intersection of Georgia Loop 1 and U.S. Highway 27, Oak Hill and The Martha Berry Museum is open for tours from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more information, please visit www.oakhillmuseum.com.
Berry College, founded in 1902, is an independent, coeducational college recognized nationally for the quality and value of its educational experience. Located on a magnificent campus encompassing more than 27,000 acres near Rome, Ga., Berry challenges its student body, consisting of more than 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students, to embrace a firsthand education that unites strong academic programs with opportunities for meaningful work experience, spiritual and moral growth, and significant service to others.