Gambier in Knox County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Pioneer in Higher Education
Erected 2003 by Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, Kenyon College, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 7-42.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education. Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1824.
Location. 40° 22.551′ N, 82° 23.823′ W. Marker is in Gambier, Ohio, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Wiggin Street (Ohio Route 308) and Chase Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Wiggin Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gambier OH 43022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Wharton Marriott (within shouting distance of this marker); David Bates Douglass (within shouting distance of this marker); John Crowe Ransom & The Kenyon Review (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel Lorin Andrews (about 700 feet away); Edward Bates Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Kenyon Cornerstone (approx. 0.3 miles away); Living History Along the Kokosing River (approx. 0.4 miles away); C & O caboose (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gambier.
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