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Crete in Saline County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Gates College

 
 
Gates College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joan Shurtliff, September 1, 2014
1. Gates College Marker
Inscription. This boulder was placed on the campus of Gates College, Neligh, Nebraska by the Class of 1890. In 1955 it was removed by alumni of Gates College to the Campus of Doane College as a memorial to Gates College and to G.A. Gregory, Doane alumnus, Class of 1882, for twelve years beloved teacher and administrator of Gates College; a trustee of Doane College. In 1925, upon the approval of Gates' alumni and by vote of the trustees of Doane College, Gates College was adopted by and is perpetuated in Doane College.

First graduating class of Gates College, 1890, Anna Clegg; Darley R. Collings; Herbert E. Gregory; Orvilla Smith; Robin L. Warner.
 
Location. 40° 37.369′ N, 96° 57.081′ W. Marker is in Crete, Nebraska, in Saline County. Marker can be reached from Boswell Avenue. Click for map. The marker is located next to a sidewalk south of the administration building on the Doane College campus. Marker is in this post office area: Crete NE 68333, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Doane College (here, next to this marker); Navy Department - United States of America (approx. 0.3 miles away); Erected to the memory of Bohemian pioneers in Saline County, Nebraska

Gates College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joan Shurtliff, September 1, 2014
2. Gates College Marker
(approx. 3.9 miles away); Pleasant Hill (approx. 7.8 miles away); PFC Charley Havlat (approx. 8.7 miles away); Czech Capital (approx. 9.8 miles away); Historic Milford (approx. 11.7 miles away); Tall Grass Prairie (approx. 14.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Crete.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Joan Shurtliff of Seward, Nebraska. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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