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Cane Hill in Washington County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Washington County Cane Hill College

 
 
Washington County Cane Hill College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Macoubrie, May 28, 2006
1. Washington County Cane Hill College Marker
Inscription. Cane Hill College, the first collegiate institution of learning established in Arkansas was founded here by Cumberland Presbyterians on October 28, 1834. The following persons were named by the founders as the board of trustees: Col. John McClellan, Dr. Robert Bedford, Rev. John Carnahan, Rev. Jacob Sexton and Col. Lewis Evans. Dr. Stephen B. Johns was secretary of the board.
 
Erected by Arkansas Centennial Commission and Arkansas History Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Arkansas Centennial Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 54.65′ N, 94° 23.85′ W. Marker is in Cane Hill, Arkansas, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of College Ave and McClellan Road on College Ave. Click for map. Marker is in front of the only building left for Cane Hill College in Cane Hill, Arkansas. On College Ave and McClellan Road. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln AR 72744, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Cane Hill Arkansas (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. 6.3 miles away); West Battlefield Overlook
Washington County Cane Hill College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Macoubrie, May 28, 2006
2. Washington County Cane Hill College Marker
(approx. 6.9 miles away); Hindman Hall Museum (approx. 7 miles away); General Shaver's Headquarters (approx. 7 miles away); Battle of Prairie Grove (approx. 7 miles away); Battlefield Park (approx. 7 miles away); March of the Armies (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
Washington County Cane Hill College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Robert Macoubrie, May 28, 2006
3. Washington County Cane Hill College Marker
 
 
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