New Concord in Muskingum County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
William Rainey Harper
Location. 39° 59.607′ N, 81° 44.088′ W. Marker is in New Concord, Ohio, in Muskingum County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 40) and College Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Concord OH 43762, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Francis Harper (here, next to this marker); New Concord War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); New Concord (within shouting distance of this marker); College Drive Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Glenn (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Concord.
Also see . . .
1. Reconsidering William Rainey Harper as "Father of the Junior College". This article provides a short biography of William R. Harper. (Submitted on April 20, 2006.)
2. A brief history of the University of Chicago. (Submitted on April 20, 2006.)
3. William R. Harper's Elements of Hebrew by an Inductive Method. 1921 book, still in print, available on Amazon.com (Submitted on April 20, 2006.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,894 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on December 21, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on January 23, 2015.