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North Western Christian University

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, March 8, 2015
1. North Western Christian University Marker
Inscription. Chartered by Indiana General Assembly, 1850. Opened at this site, 1855, on land provided by Ovid Butler. Became Butler University, 1877, after relocation in Irvington. Present location in Fairview Park was made possible through donations by prominent citizens; opened for classes, 1928.
 
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Old Northside Foundation, and Butler University. (Marker Number 49.1992.3.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 47.093′ N, 86° 8.675′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is on North College Avenue north of East 13th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1325 North College Avenue, Indianapolis IN 46202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ovid Butler, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Northside (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert F. Kennedy Speech on Death of Martin L. King (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brig. General Benjamin Harrison (approx. half a mile away); The Home of Caroline Scott Harrison
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By Bernard Fisher, March 8, 2015
2. North Western Christian University Marker
(approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Old Northside (approx. half a mile away); John Freeman (approx. 0.6 miles away); T.C. Steele Studio and Herron (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Categories. Education
 
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By Bernard Fisher, March 8, 2015
3. North Western Christian University Marker
 
 
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