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Pocatello in Bannock County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Idaho State University

 
 
Idaho State University Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 22, 2017
1. Idaho State University Marker
Inscription.  
This great institution began here on Sept. 22, 1902, with 4 teachers and 40 students.
Originally the Academy of Idaho, it became Idaho Technical Institute in 1915, the Southern Branch of the University of Idaho in 1927, and Idaho State College in 1947. Its development of professional and graduate programs and its continued growth in stature led to its designation as a university in 1963.
 
Erected by Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 289.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Idaho State Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 22, 1902.
 
Location. 42° 51.552′ N, 112° 26.088′ W. Marker is in Pocatello, Idaho, in Bannock County. Marker is on South 5th Avenue near East Dillon Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello ID 83209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Utah & Northern Railroad (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chief Theater
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Chief Pocatello (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pocatello’s Life (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Shoshone (approx. 1.1 miles away); Native Foods (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pocatello's Name in WWII (approx. 1.1 miles away); The City of Pocatello (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocatello.
 
Idaho State University and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, June 22, 2017
2. Idaho State University and Marker
<i>State Academy, Pocatello, Idaho</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Edward H. Mitchell, San Francisco, circa 1910
3. State Academy, Pocatello, Idaho
<i>Idaho Technical Institute, Pocatello, Idaho</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1920
4. Idaho Technical Institute, Pocatello, Idaho
<i>University of Idaho, Southern Branch, Pocatello, Idaho</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
5. University of Idaho, Southern Branch, Pocatello, Idaho
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 14, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3, 4, 5. submitted on September 15, 2017.

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