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Highland in Doniphan County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Highland Community College

 
 
Highland Community College Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
1. Highland Community College Cornerstone
Inscription.
Highland University
1909
Erected by the People
and dedicated
to their best interests

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[Stone] From
Old Mission
1837

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Names of the College
Highland University, 1857
Highland College, 1910
Northeast Kansas Junior College, 1922
Highland Public Junior College, 1937
Doniphan County Junior College, 1959
Highland Community Junior College, 1965

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Administrators
William McGookin, 1857 James Campbell, 1858
W. J. S. Farington, 1858-59 G. S. Rice, 1859-60
J. D. Paxton, 1860-61 S. M. Irvin, 1861-63
H. P. Robinson, 1863-64 Wm. Bishop, 1864-65
J. C. McElroy, 1865-66 S. M. Irvin, 1866-67
William T. Gage, 1867-71 J. A. McAfee, 1871-74
W. C. Falconer, 1874-75 Robert Cruikshank, 1876-82
H. D. McCarty, 1882-85 Duncan Brown, 1885-88
A. B. Irwin, 1888-91 S. Ensminger, 1891-94
W. D. McFarland, 1894-95 William Boyle, 1895-97
Roy V. Magers, 1897-1900 A. P. Hayden, 1900-01
Amos A. Davis, 1901-05 George E. Knepper, 1905-09
W. C. T. Adams, 1909-14 W. G. James, 1914-18
J. L. Howe, 1918-36 C. M. Rankin, 1936-44
Ruth Culbertson,
Highland Community College Old Mission Stone image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
2. Highland Community College Old Mission Stone
1944-49 Howard Seaman, 1949-55
Stephen H. Byham, 1955-56 Dale Kessinger (acting), 1956-57
Jack Flint, 1957-65 Tony E. Woodrum, 1965-

 
Erected by Highland Community College.
 
Location. 39° 51.596′ N, 95° 16.273′ W. Marker is in Highland, Kansas, in Doniphan County. Marker is on Main Street near South Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Markers are on the Administration Building, on the Highland Community College campus. Marker is in this post office area: Highland KS 66035, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Irvin Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Rubeti Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Smithton Lodge No. 1 A.F.&A.M. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highland Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Sir Knight John W. Smith / Daniel D. Vanderslice (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Iowa, Sac and Fox Mission (approx. 2.2 miles away); Cooperation and Conflict on the Trail (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Highland Presbyterian Mission (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Highland.
 
Also see . . .  History of Highland Community College. (Submitted on October 3, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Highland Community College Names Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
3. Highland Community College Names Marker

 
Categories. EducationMan-Made Features
 
Highland Community College Administrators Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
4. Highland Community College Administrators Marker
Highland Community College Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
5. Highland Community College Markers
On Administration Building south facade
Dr. William M. Boone 1860-1936 image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
6. Dr. William M. Boone 1860-1936
Physician, Community Leader, Educator
Highland College Trustee 1908-1922
Carey Boone Nelson, sculptor
Near Administration Building
Highland Community College Mascot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 29, 2011
7. Highland Community College Mascot
Scottie mosaic near Admin Bldg
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5, 6, 7. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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