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Agnes Scott College is a historic venue located in Decatur, Georgia. Couples will be surrounded by lush gardens and collegiate, Gothic architecture. They have an Alumnae Garden in which to say your “I dos”, and features a small fishpond and a statue of Robert Frost. Agnes Scott College promises a day filled with charm, beauty and modern conveniences amidst a historical setting.
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Couples can accommodate up to 400 guests for a reception at this college. For your ceremony, they have a beautiful wedding chapel inspired by Frank Lloyd-Wright. This intimate sanctuary, called the Julia Thompson Smith Chapel, can accommodate 140 guests. With its beautiful architecture and landscaped gardens right outside, it’s the perfect place to exchange your vows. The Letitia Pate Evans Hall is a gorgeous banquet hall with a grand staircase, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors and a breathtaking ceiling perfect for your reception. The minimum guest count requirement for Letitia Pate Evans Hall is 130.
This full-service venue has been a part of the wedding industry since 2010. Their services include:
- Bridal suite
- Event rentals
- In-house caterer
Agnes Scott College was originally founded in 1889 as Decatur Female Seminary by a group of Presbyterians. The name was later changed to Agnes Scott Institute and then eventually Agnes Scott College in 1906. Today it remains the number one most innovative liberal arts college for women.
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5 star experience in every way!
Rita was not just helpful; she was an indispensable part of making our dream wedding a reality. She was there with us every step of the way, from helping us select the perfect menu items to recommending fantastic vendors who exceeded our expectations. Her willingness to share her expertise and her genuine desire to ensure our day was everything we hoped for was truly remarkable. I must add that the food was so delicious, and the chef is amazing!
What sets Rita apart is her genuine kindness responsiveness. She answered every single question we had promptly and was always available to provide guidance, even during those inevitable moments of pre-wedding hiccups. Rita went above and beyond, attending vendor walkthroughs, facilitating communication, and even setting up calls to gather pricing information, making our planning process seamless and stress-free.
Rita, your dedication and commitment to our special day did not go unnoticed. You made us feel like our wedding was the most important event, and your attention to detail was stellar in every way. Christopher and I are so thankful for your exceptional support and the part you played in making our wedding day absolutely perfect.
We can't recommend Rita and the entire team at Agnes Scott College enough. Thank you, Rita, from the bottom of our hearts.
With immense gratitude,
Christopher and London Coble
Enchanted Forever: A Magical Wedding at Agnes Scott College
The food was an absolute delight, leaving our guests raving about the delectable dishes for weeks after the event. Rita and her team ensured that every culinary detail was flawlessly executed, leaving our taste buds dancing with joy. The communication throughout the entire planning process was seamless, and Rita's warm and attentive approach made us feel like we were her top priority, even though I know she handles countless events.
I must commend Rita for her exceptional patience and professionalism, as I bombarded her with countless questions, anxieties, and last-minute changes. But she handled everything with grace and ensured that no detail was left unattended. She truly made the entire journey leading up to our big day stress-free and enjoyable.
But the magic didn't stop with Rita; it permeated every corner of Agnes Scott College's stunning campus. The beauty of the surroundings added an ethereal touch to the atmosphere, creating an ambiance that made our hearts skip a beat. The team at Agnes Scott College orchestrated a seamless transformation of the venue, leaving us and our guests in awe as we walked into the exquisitely adorned room.
The wedding was so phenomenal that many of our guests are already requesting a "part two" in the form of a vow renewal celebration! And you know what? I can't blame them! Agnes Scott College and its exceptional staff have become like family to us, and we are already contemplating returning to relive those magical moments once again.
In conclusion, Agnes Scott College is more than just a venue; it's a haven of enchantment where dreams come to life. If you're looking for a place that exudes elegance, boasts a dedicated and talented team, and offers an experience that you and your guests will cherish forever, look no further. My wedding at Agnes Scott College was beyond extraordinary, and I eagerly anticipate the day we can return for our vow renewal celebration. Thank you, Rita James, and the entire team, for making our special day an affair to remember for a lifetime!
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Love getting to work on weddings at Agnes Scott. Rita and the entire staff are wonderful!
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