Inscription. Original site of Hammond Junior College, predecessor of Southeastern La. Univ. Funded by S. Tangipahoa tax. Opened Sept. 14, 1925 w/40 students and a facilty of 5. Linus A. Sims was the first president.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 18, 2011
|1. Hammond Junior College Marker|
Location. 30° 30.137′ N, 90° 27.844′ W. Marker is in Hammond, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker is at the intersection of West Morris Avenue (U.S. 190) and South Pine Street, on the right when traveling east on West Morris Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hammond LA 70401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Mt. Vernon Walnut (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peter Hammond (approx. half a mile away); Indepeneance (approx. 9.5 miles away); Loranger High Shool (approx. 10.2 miles away).
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 130 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on November 22, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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