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Athens in Athens County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ohio University Sundial

 
 
Ohio University Sundial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, May 4, 2011
1. Ohio University Sundial Marker
Inscription.
Site of first Ohio University
building erected in 1807
Here Hon. Thomas Ewing
was graduated in 1815
One of the first two graduates

 
Location. 39° 19.58′ N, 82° 5.952′ W. Marker is in Athens, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is on University Terrace 0.1 miles south of East Union Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. The marker stands in the lawn in front of Galbreath Chapel on the Ohio University campus. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 University Terrace, Athens OH 45701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio University's Distinguished Visitors (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Auditorium (within shouting distance of this marker); Manasseh Cutler Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Elms (about 300 feet away); Bicentennial of the Northwest Ordinance (about 400 feet away); The Kissing Circle (about 500 feet away); Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (about 600 feet away); Student Voices (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Athens.
 
Also see . . .  Ohio University Sundial. Some info from OU's online map and tour.
Ohio University Sundial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, May 4, 2011
2. Ohio University Sundial Marker
The marker is seen here with the street, University Terrace, and Bryan Hall appearing in the background.
(Submitted on May 5, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. EducationMan-Made Features
 
Ohio University Sundial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, May 4, 2011
3. Ohio University Sundial Marker
The sundial holding the marker can be seen to the right, standing in the lawn of Galbreath Chapel.
<i>Bryan Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by Curteich, circa 1939
4. Bryan Hall, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
The sundial is front and center in this postcard view. Unfortunately the resolution of the image is too poor to confirm that the marker visible is the same as currently on the sundial.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 572 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.   4. submitted on . • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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