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St. George in Washington County, Utah — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Dixie Academy

 
 
Dixie Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, June 21, 2007
1. Dixie Academy Marker
Inscription.  Dixie Academy was constructed to provide advanced courses of study. The St. George Stake Academy officially began in 1888 and moved into this building in 1911. A four year program was recognized as two years of senior high school and two years of college. The college program grew into the institution known as Dixie Jr. College and eventually Dixie College.
 
Erected by St. George Historic Preservation Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
Location. 37° 6.401′ N, 113° 35.005′ W. Marker is in St. George, Utah, in Washington County. Marker is on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 86 S Main Street, Saint George UT 84770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tabernacle (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. George Stake Tabernacle (about 400 feet away); Erastus Fairbanks Snow (about 400 feet away); The Bentley House and Judd Store (about 700 feet away); The Woodward School (about 700
Dixie Academy Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dawn Bowen, June 21, 2007
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feet away); Orson Pratt – Richard Bentley (about 700 feet away); The Judd House (about 800 feet away); St. George Temple (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. George.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,075 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022