Agnes Scott College, a private 4-year school is located in Decatur, GA, to the east of Atlanta. The school was founded in 1889 as Decatur Female Seminary by Presbyterian minister Frank H Gaines and is one of the “Seven Sisters of the South” including Brenau University, Hollins University, Mary Baldwin College, Salem College, Sweet Briar College and Wesleyan College. The compact 91 acre campus features a blend of traditional collegiate gothic and contemporary architecture and is listed on National Register of Historic Places. In 1890, the name was changed to Agnes Scott Institute to honor the mother of the college’s primary benefactor, Col. George Washington Scott. The name was changed again to Agnes Scott College in 1906. Notable alumnae includes country music band singer Jennifer Nettles and Poet Robert Frost was an annual visitor to the campus from 1945-1962 to read poetry.