On January 25 representatives from the Town of Farmville, Longwood University and Hampden-Sydney College were presented with a commemorative copy of a resolution commending the Town of Farmville for being the first two-college town in America. Town Manager Gerry Spates and Mayor David Whitus were presented the resolution, along with Longwood University President W. Taylor Reveley, IV and Hampden-Sydney College President Larry Stimpert, by Delegate James E. Edmunds, III and Senator Mark Peake. House Joint Resolution 479 was passed by the General Assembly in 2016.
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Four Facts About Farmville
1. Hampden-Sydney college was founded in 1775.