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Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.

ΙΦΘ

 
 
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 28, 2020
1. Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Marker
Inscription.  
Founded at
Morgan State College
(University)
on
September 19, 1963
Motto
"Building a Tradition
Not
Resting Upon One"

The
Founding
Principles

of
Iota Phi Theta
Fraternity, Inc.

Leadership
Scholarship
Citizenship
Fidelity
Brotherhood

"The Bow, The Shield"

Honorable Founders
Albert "Bus" Hicks
Lonnie Chesson Sruill, Jr.
Charles "Bang Bang" Briscoe
Frank Brooks Coakley
John Danton Slade
Webster Lewis
Elias A. Dorsey
Baron Willis
Charles Gregory
Charles Brown
Louis Hudnell
Michael Williams
Eternal Sweetheart
Audrey A. Smith-Brooks


Dedication
This
Monument
is dedicated to
all who have
served and made
sacrifices and to those
who remain true to
our oath, hymn and
shield as our
Great Fraternity
continues to Grow, Develop
and Prosper!

 
Erected by Iota Phi Theta
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 28, 2020
2. Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Marker
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Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓 series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 19, 1963.
 
Location. 39° 20.653′ N, 76° 35.062′ W. Marker is in Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Hillen Road (Maryland Route 41) 0.1 miles south of East Cold Spring Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1700 East Cold Spring Lane, Baltimore MD 21218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eddie Paulette Hurt (within shouting distance of this marker); Earl Carey Banks (within shouting distance of this marker); Groove Phi Groove Social Fellowship, Inc. (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Frederick Douglass (approx. 0.2 miles away); Holmes Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); William C. (Bill) Rhoden (approx. 0.4 miles away); Rochelle Stevens (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgan State University.
 
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 28, 2020
3. Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Marker
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 28, 2020
4. Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Marker
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 28, 2020
5. Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc. Marker
Additional display nearby image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 28, 2020
6. Additional display nearby
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 75 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 29, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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