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

Middle College

1826 - 1912

 
 
Middle College Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2011
1. Middle College Marker
Inscription.
On this site, April 26, 1826
was laid the cornerstone of
the first college edifice
in the Western Reserve, later
called Middle College.
It marked the beginning of
Western Reserve University

 
Erected by Western Reserve Academy.
 
Location. 41° 14.703′ N, 81° 26.2′ W. Marker is in Hudson, Ohio, in Summit County. Marker is on College Street near Chapel Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hudson OH 44236, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Western Reserve College and Academy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); North College (about 300 feet away); Loomis Observatory (about 500 feet away); President's House (about 500 feet away); First Log House in Summit County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hudson and the Underground Railroad (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Congregational Church of Hudson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hudson.
 
Regarding Middle College. Middle College is along historic Brick Row, on the Western Reserve Academy campus.
Middle College and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 6, 2011
2. Middle College and Marker

 
Also see . . .
1. History of Western Reserve Academy. (Submitted on October 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of Case Western Reserve University. (Submitted on October 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Case Western Reserve University. (Submitted on October 24, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. EducationMan-Made Features
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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