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Beloit in Rock County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Beloit College

 
 
Beloit College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 23, 2009
1. Beloit College Marker
Inscription. Chartered by the Territorial Legislature of Wisconsin on February 2, 1846, Beloit College has had an uninterrupted life of service since its first class assembled on November 4, 1847. The main College grounds, and this first building, Middle College, were the generous gifts in money, materials, land, and labor of the pioneer citizens of Beloit, resolved to have a college in this then Western frontier.
 
Erected 1967 by the Wisconsin Historical Society. (Marker Number 158.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Wisconsin Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 42° 30.177′ N, 89° 1.842′ W. Marker is in Beloit, Wisconsin, in Rock County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of College Street and Chapin Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is attached to the outside wall of Middle College, to the left of the entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 College Street, Beloit WI 53511, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rasey House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Black Hawk at Turtle Village / The U.S. Military at Turtle Village (approx.
Beloit College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 23, 2009
2. Beloit College Marker
mile away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.4 miles away); Roy Chapman Andrews (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Medal of Honor (approx. 2.4 miles away); Black Hawk War (approx. 2.4 miles away); Wisconsin's First Aviator (approx. 2.4 miles away); Route of Abraham Lincoln (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beloit.
 
Also see . . .  History of the College. (Submitted on September 26, 2009.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Middle College image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, September 23, 2009
3. Middle College
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 778 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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