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Home of Columbus Horatio Hall

 
 
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By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 14, 2013
1. Home of Columbus Horatio Hall Marker
Inscription.

This plaque marks the site of the home of

Columbus Horatio Hall

1846 - - - - - 1928

Famed Professor of Greek and Latin at Franklin College and upon two occasions its acting President, Columbus H. Hall was one of its most beloved and illustrious sons, Pastor and leader of Indiana Baptists, He gave more than half a century to the building of the Denomination and this College.

Here were born to him and his devoted wife Theodosia Parks Hall, 1874, children of remarkable talent, Mary Griswold Hall Selby, 1901, Zoe Hall, Ex 1902, Arnold Bennett Hall, 1904, Letitia Hall Carter, 1903, Warren Short Hall, 1912, Nelson Clarence Hall, 1918, Marguerite Hall Albjerg, 1915, and Florence Unristine Hall Bender, 1924, all but one graduates of Franklin College.

For fifty four years a loyal and active member of the Franklin College Chapter of Phi Delta Theta, Dr. Hall inspired generations of students to adhere to the ennobling principles and high ideals of College Fraternities.

Erected in His memory
by Indiana Delta of
Phi Delta Theta upon the occasion of its
Centennial Celebration
April 28, 1980

 
Erected 1980 by Indiana Delta of Phi Delta Theta.
 
Location.
Wide View - - Home of Columbus Horatio Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 14, 2013
2. Wide View - - Home of Columbus Horatio Hall Marker
39° 28.779′ N, 86° 2.894′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Indiana, in Johnson County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and East Monroe Street, on the left when traveling north on State Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin IN 46131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Birthplace of Roger D. Branigin (approx. mile away); Johnson County War Memorial Honor Rolls (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson County Court Houses (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson County Civil War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson County Spanish American War Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); Johnson County Museum of History (approx. 0.4 miles away); Province Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
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By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 14, 2013
3. Other View - - Home of Columbus Horatio Hall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 290 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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