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Gambier in Knox County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Kenyon Cornerstone

 
 
Old Kenyon Cornerstone Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 16, 2008
1. Old Kenyon Cornerstone Marker
Inscription.  
Laid June 9, 1827 by
The Right Reverend Philander Chase
This tablet records the centennial
commemoration on Sunday June 19, 1927
when the original ceremony was reviewed by
The Right Reverend William Andrew Leonard

 
Erected by Kenyon College.
 
Location. 40° 22.283′ N, 82° 23.815′ W. Marker is in Gambier, Ohio, in Knox County. Markers are on the north facade of Old Kenyon, which is located on the Kenyon College campus, off College Road, near College Park Drive. 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. Edward Bates Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonel Lorin Andrews (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Wharton Marriott (approx. mile away); David Bates Douglass (approx. mile away); Gambier (approx. 0.3 miles away); 0-6-0 Steam Locomotive (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kenyon College (approx. 0.3 miles away); C & O caboose (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gambier.
 
Categories.
Old Kenyon Was Completely Destroyed image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 16, 2008
2. Old Kenyon Was Completely Destroyed
by fire February 27, 1949
This cornerstone was laid October 22, 1949
and the building was rededicated
October 21, 1950, by the
Right Reverend Henry Wise Hobson
Churches & ReligionEducation
 
Old Kenyon image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 16, 2008
3. Old Kenyon
Markers are left and below of the lowest left window.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 835 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 26, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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