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Geneseo in Henry County, Illinois — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Geneseo Collegiate Institute

 
 
Geneseo Collegiate Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2018
1. Geneseo Collegiate Institute Marker
Inscription.  The Geneseo Collegiate Institute was founded in 1884 by the Presbyterian church of the United States and the citizens of Geneseo "for the promotion of higher Christian education" the academic building was on the corner to the east the gonser vatory of music and auditorium on the corner to the south it prospered for may years and closed in 1922.
 
Erected 1936 by The Alumni to the memory of Norbury W. Thornton, Principal for 22 years, the teachers and supporters who achieved the purpose for whom this institution was founded.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1884.
 
Location. 41° 26.917′ N, 90° 9.367′ W. Marker is in Geneseo, Illinois, in Henry County. Marker is on South State Street just south of West Pearl Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Geneseo IL 61254, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Geneseo W.W.II Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); Geneseo Korean War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Geneseo Gulf War Memorial
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(here, next to this marker); Geneseo World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Geneso Global War On Terrorism Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Geneso Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Geneseo Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Colonists (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Geneseo.
 
Geneseo Collegiate Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, August 30, 2018
2. Geneseo Collegiate Institute Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2020, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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