Springfield in Greene County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
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Location. 37° 13.14′ N, 93° 17.22′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Missouri, in Greene County. Marker is on N. Benton Ave. 0.1 miles north of E. Central, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. The marker is in the middle of the walkway leading from the street to Burnham Hall on the back side of a large concrete object which looks suspiciously as if it had been a fountain at one time. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 Block N. Benton Ave., Springfield MO 65802, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Entrenchments (within shouting distance of this marker); Tau Eta Gamma (local) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fairbanks Hall (about 300 feet away); Stone Chapel (about 400 feet away); Indian Mounds (about 600 feet away); First Store in Greene County (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Church In Greene County (approx. 0.7 miles away); Shrine Mosque (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Springfield.
Regarding Fairbanks Hall. Fairbanks Hall, now long
Drury University, founded as Springfield College in 1873, is associated with the United Churches of Christ and the Disciples of Christ. Its total enrollment averages between 3,000-5,000 with a campus covering about 90-acres.
Additional keywords. Universities, Higher Education, Schools, Springfield, Missouri
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