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Near Elyria in Lorain County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Lorain County Community College

 
 
Lorain County Community College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 24, 2019
1. Lorain County Community College Marker
Inscription.  Lorain County Community College opened its Abbe Road facilities on October 3, 1966, making it the first community college in Ohio with a permanent campus. At the time, three buildings had been completed on the 250-acre site— Engineering Technologies. Physical Science, and Mechanical Services. By the end of the Fall 1966 semester, three more buildings opened—College Center, Business, and Physical Education. Lorain County Community College has become a cornerstone of the commnunity, contributing to the educational and social and cultural enrichment of all Lorain County residents.
 
Erected 2003 by the Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the International Paper Foundation, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 18-47.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is October 3, 1966.
 
Location. 41° 24.797′ N, 82° 4.437′ W. Marker is near Elyria, Ohio, in Lorain County. Marker is on College Drive south of North Abbe Road and Antioch Drive (Ohio Route 301), on the right when traveling
Lorain County Community College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, August 24, 2019
2. Lorain County Community College Marker
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south. It is at the college, to the right of the main entrance to the College Center building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elyria OH 44035, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Valley Of The Giants (approx. 2˝ miles away); Black River Bridgeway Trail (approx. 2.6 miles away); Edgar F. “Daddy” Allen (approx. 3 miles away); Burrell Homestead (approx. 3.3 miles away); Timeline of Dr. Norton S. Townshend (approx. 3.3 miles away); Norton S. Townshend, M.D. (approx. 3.3 miles away); Birthplace of Easter Seal Society (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Founding of Elyria (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elyria.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on October 30, 2020, by Robert Baughman of Bellefontaine, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 10, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022