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Location of Hillman College

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    mjmitch

    [1]Aug 17, 2006
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      Hi, this is my first time at this guide.  My husband and I were watching this last night and while we know that Hillman is based on Spelman in Atlanta we were wondering where Hillman is supposed to be located.   We think it's got to be far enough north to get cold weather and some snow but still in the south because with Whitley being the good southern girl that she is she won't be attending a school too far north. 

    Thanks for the help.

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    liloba

    [2]Aug 17, 2006
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    Hillman is located about 45 miles from Richmond, Virginia. They sometimes mention being close to the beach. I would presume somewhere near Hampton University. Also, only the scenery is from Spellman. The school is must closely related to Howard University.
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    crimsonlegacy97

    [4]Feb 21, 2009
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    Hillman is Hampton University. Bill Cosby asked the president of Hampton University, William R. Harvey, to film on campus and President Harvey declined, so it was filmed at Spelman.
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