Mountain Day 2019: Thousands come to celebrate Martha Berry’s 154th birthday and college’s homecoming.

Mountain Day 2019: Thousands come to celebrate Martha Berry’s 154th birthday and college’s homecoming.

Students participate in the annual Grand March as part of the tradition to celebrate the birthday of our founder Martha Berry as part of Mountain Day Weekend. (Photo from Berry College)
Giving back has always been a part of Mountain Day with the iconic penny basket. (photo from Berry College)

 

Thousands of Berry Alumni came home this weekend for the 105th annual Mountain Day Festivities. The Mountain Day weekend, a celebration of Martha Berry’s birthday (her 154th) and the college’s homecoming, is celebrated on the first Saturday in October to honor the college’s founder. The tradition brings students, faculty and staff, alumni, friends and families to campus to participate in various events and activities throughout the weekend. Organizers predicted several thousand visitors throughout the weekend. Details

From Berry College: Thank you to everyone who joined us for our 105th annual Mountain Day! We truly love celebrating with you at our home “far up in the hills of Georgia”. Click here for more.

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