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Brigham Young University - Idaho

 
 
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By Jack Duffy, September 6, 2010
1. Brigham Young University - Idaho Marker
Inscription. Brigham Young University - Idaho had its beginning in 1888 as an academy affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Initially known as Bannock Stake Academy. It was renamed Fremont Stake Academy, Smith Academy, and Ricks Academy, Ricks Normal College, and eventually Ricks College. The name memorializes Thomas E. Ricks who founded Rexburg in 1883. In 2001, Ricks College became BYU-Idaho, a four year university and Idaho's largest private institution of higher education.
 
Erected by Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 404.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 43° 49.3′ N, 111° 47.167′ W. Marker is in Rexburg, Idaho, in Madison County. Marker is on 2nd South, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. North of the BYU-Idaho football stadium. Marker is at or near this postal address: 74 West 2nd South, Rexburg ID 83440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pioneer Park (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rexburg Tabernacle Centennial (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Honor of the Rexburg Stake Pioneers
Brigham Young University - Idaho Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jack Duffy, September 6, 2010
2. Brigham Young University - Idaho Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Teton Dam Flood Marker (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rexburg Milling Company (approx. one mile away).
 
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