“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hammond in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)

Hammond Junior College

Hammond Junior College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 18, 2011
1. Hammond Junior College Marker
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.
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 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Vernon Walnut (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grace Memorial Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); City Of Hammond (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peter Hammond (approx. half a mile away); Ponchatoula Depot (approx. 4.6 miles away); 1862 Train Wreck (approx. 5.9 miles away but has been reported missing); Hungarian Settlement (approx. 7 miles away); Albany, Louisiana (approx. 7.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hammond.
Categories. Education
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 57 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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