“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Yellow Springs in Greene County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Antioch College

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Courtesy of Thomas P. Martin, March 24, 2022
1. Antioch College Marker
Inscription.  Chartered in 1852 by the Christian Church and later a Unitarian institution, Antioch College opened with educational pioneer Horace Mann as its first president. One of the earliest co-educational colleges in the United States, from its inception Antioch promoted humanistic and egalitarian values. In 1920 Arthur E. Morgan became president and initiated a widely emulated cooperative work-study program. The Antioch Review, one of the oldest literary magazines in America, began publication in 1941. In 1978 the college reincorporated as part of Antioch University, a multi-campus system headquartered in Yellow Springs.
Erected 2003 by The Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The International Paper Company Foundation, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 15-29.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionCommunicationsEducation.
Antioch College Marker image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of Thomas P. Martin, March 24, 2022
2. Antioch College Marker
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In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection, and the Unitarian Universalism (UUism) series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 39° 47.992′ N, 83° 53.392′ W. Marker is in Yellow Springs, Ohio, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Livermore Street and Center College Street, on the left when traveling south on Livermore Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 795 Livermore Street, Yellow Springs OH 45387, 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. Antioch College / and Glen Helen (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Glen Helen Natural Area (approx. 0.2 miles away); Virginia Hamilton (approx. Ό mile away); Moncure Daniel Conway / The Conway Colony (approx. half a mile away); Yellow Springs (approx. one mile away); Historic Grinnell Mill (approx. 1.4 miles away); Erastus Mitchell Birch (approx. 1.4 miles away); Horace Mann (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yellow Springs.
Additional commentary.
1. Closing of Antioch College
Antioch College closed on June 30, 2008. There are plans to reopen a new, fully independent, Antioch College at a later
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Additional keywords. Unitarian Universalism
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,232 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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