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Georgetown in Williamson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Iota Chapter

Kappa Sigma Fraternity

 
 
Iota Chapter Kappa Sigma Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
1. Iota Chapter Kappa Sigma Marker
Inscription. The Iota Chapter of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity was chartered at Southwestern University on October 12, 1886. Iota became an official chapter on October 15, 1886, following the initiations of Iverson B. Lane, Jesse C. Baker, Jasper B. Gibbs, and John S. Moss. Beginning as an unauthorized group on campus, the chapter did not receive university recognition until June 20, 1887. It was the 27th chapter chartered in the United States and the second organized in Texas. In Iota's first century over 975 members have worn the star and crescent, the symbol of Kappa Sigma.
 
Erected 1986 by the Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 13871.)
 
Location. 30° 38.151′ N, 97° 40.03′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Texas, in Williamson County. Marker is on Wesleyan Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown TX 78626, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. XI Chapter Kappa Alpha Order (within shouting distance of this marker); The Woman’s Club of Georgetown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southwestern University Main Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.B. and Lilburn Atkinson House
Iota Chapter Kappa Sigma image. Click for full size.
By Keith Peterson
2. Iota Chapter Kappa Sigma
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Southwestern University (approx. 0.2 miles away); W.C. Vaden House (approx. ¼ mile away); Easley Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Evangelical Free Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. This page has been viewed 986 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Keith Peterson of Cedar Park, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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