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Ardmore in Carter County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hargrove College 1895-1914

 
 
Hargrove College 1895-1914 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 21, 2019
1. Hargrove College 1895-1914 Marker
Inscription.  A Methodist college once stood here. Begun by the City of Ardmore it was given to the Indian Mission Conference of the Methodist Church. Named in honor of Bishop Robt. K. Hargrove. In 1907 the school burned but was rebuilt north of the city. It exerted a vital religious and educational influence throughout the area.
 
Erected 1964 by Oklahoma Methodist Historical Society.
 
Location. 34° 11.013′ N, 97° 7.858′ W. Marker is in Ardmore, Oklahoma, in Carter County. Marker is on D Street NW north of 9th Avenue NW, on the right when traveling north. Located in Selvidge Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 10th Avenue NW, Ardmore OK 73401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ardmoreite Building (approx. 0.6 miles away); Randol Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Luke’s Music Store (approx. ¾ mile away); Hotel Wisnor/Carter-Booker Building (approx. ¾ mile away); Federal Courthouse (1898) (approx. ¾ mile away); Noble Brothers Hardware
Hargrove College marker at Selvidge Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 21, 2019
2. Hargrove College marker at Selvidge Park.
(approx. ¾ mile away); Masonic Temple 1896 (approx. ¾ mile away); Killing of US Marshal Dow Braziel (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ardmore.
 
Also see . . .  History of Hargrove College. (Submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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View from plaque towards intersection of 9th Avenue and D Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 21, 2019
3. View from plaque towards intersection of 9th Avenue and D Street.
Original Hargrove College building. image. Click for full size.
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4. Original Hargrove College building.
The rebuilt Hargrove College burned in 1957. image. Click for full size.
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5. The rebuilt Hargrove College burned in 1957.
Hargrove College was rebuilt at the Carter Seminary on Chickasaw Blvd. NW. It burned down in 1957.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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