Highland in Doniphan County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Highland Community College
Erected by the People
to their best interests
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
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
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 Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Education • Man-Made Features •
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