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Duke University

 
 
Duke University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, October 19, 2017
1. Duke University Marker
Inscription.  Formerly Trinity College. Name was changed in 1924 to honor Washington Duke whose son James B. Duke endowed the institution.
 
Erected 1979 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-97.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkEducation. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1924.
 
Location. 36° 0.222′ N, 78° 54.895′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Business U.S. 70) and Campus Drive, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1364 Campus Dr, Durham NC 27705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Visionary Leadership in the New South (approx. 0.8 miles away); Five Points Loan Company (approx. 0.8 miles away); Emanuel J. Evans, 1907-1997, and Sara N. Evans, 1905-1986 (approx. 0.8 miles away); North Carolina
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By Cleo Robertson, October 19, 2017
2. Duke University Marker
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(approx. one mile away); Durham's Station (approx. one mile away); Financial and Professional Impact in Durham (approx. one mile away); A Legacy of Community and Institutional Connections (approx. one mile away); Black Wall Street (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
Also see . . .
1. Duke University: A Brief Narrative History. (Submitted on October 26, 2017, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. YouTube: Duke University. (Submitted on October 26, 2017, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
Duke University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, October 19, 2017
3. Duke University Marker
Looking north up Campus Drive onto Duke University campus.
Duke University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, October 19, 2017
4. Duke University Marker
Looking east along West Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2017, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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