Quincy in Adams County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Original Site of Quincy College
Erected 1965 by The Knights of Columbus of Quincy.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education.
Location. 39° 55.908′ N, 91° 24.186′ W. Marker is in Quincy, Illinois, in Adams County. Marker is on Maine Street just east of 8th Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is in front of the old Knights of Columbus building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Maine St, Quincy IL 62301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Original Site of St. Peter Church (within shouting distance of this marker); World Trade Center Artifact (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ernest M. Wood Office and Studio (about 400 feet away); Lincoln's Confidante (about 500 feet away); Warm, Sincere Friendship (about 500 feet away); Augustine Tolton (about 500 feet away); St. Boniface Catholic Church (about 500 feet away); In Memory of the Potawatomi Indian "Trail of Death" (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quincy.
Also see . . . Quincy University (formerly Quincy College) on Wikipedia. History of Quincy College, which became a university in 1993. (Submitted on May 15, 2020, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
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