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Theta Chi Fraternity

 
 
Theta Chi Fraternity Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 4, 2020
1. Theta Chi Fraternity Marker
Inscription.  
On a site two hundred feet north east of this monument in the Old South Barracks of Norwich University, Frederick Norton Freeman 57 and Arthur Chase 56 founded Theta Chi Fraternity at 9 P.M. April 10, 1856
 
Erected 1931 by Theta Chi Fraternity.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is April 10, 1856.
 
Location. 43° 42.748′ N, 72° 18.44′ W. Marker is in Norwich, Vermont, in Windsor County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 5) south of Church Street (U.S. 5), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 262 Main St, Norwich VT 05055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. American Literary, Scientific, and Military Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Theta Chi Fraternity (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Norwich (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alden Partridge (about 300 feet away); First Public Grammar School
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(about 500 feet away); Norwich Honor Roll (about 500 feet away); Town of Norwich War Memorial (about 500 feet away); Norwich Vietnam War Memorial (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norwich.
 
Regarding Theta Chi Fraternity. The barracks stood to the left of this marker, about halfway across the park. Norwich University moved to Northfield, VT after a massive fire in 1866 in which the barracks were also destroyed.
 
Also see . . .  Theta Chi Fraternity (Wikipedia). (Submitted on October 5, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Theta Chi Fraternity Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, October 4, 2020
2. Theta Chi Fraternity Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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