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Methodist Episcopal College

 
 
Methodist Episcopal College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 3, 2020
1. Methodist Episcopal College Marker
Inscription.  A charter for a seminary under the auspices of the Methodist Episcopal Church was approved on March 23, 1835, by the Michigan Legislative Council, Michigan Territory, Detroit, Michigan. In 1837, a mile south of this site, a foundation for a chapel or classroom was commenced near the Kalamazoo River. In 1839, an amended charter permitted the proposed seminar y to move to Albion, where Wesleyan Seminary was established in 1841, renamed Albion College in 1861. These 1837 foundation stones were moved from that river site in 1992.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical date for this entry is March 23, 1835.
 
Location. 42° 11.35′ N, 84° 34.5′ W. Marker is near Spring Arbor, Michigan, in Jackson County. Marker is on Hammond Road west of Cross Road, on the right when traveling east. On the grounds of the Falling Water Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spring Arbor MI 49283, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 70th Year of Pearl Harbor Day (a few steps from this marker); Letter From Mrs Matilda of Albion... March, 1914 (a few steps
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from this marker); 1835 Spring Arbor Village (a few steps from this marker); No They Are Not Here (within shouting distance of this marker); Potowatomi Burial Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Potawatomi Indians (within shouting distance of this marker); Huron Potawatomi Village / Spring Arbor (within shouting distance of this marker); Native Herb Garden (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Arbor.
 
Methodist Episcopal College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 3, 2020
2. Methodist Episcopal College Marker
Methodist Episcopal College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, July 3, 2020
3. Methodist Episcopal College Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 93 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 22, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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