Edmond in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
Central State Normal
Central State Normal
began Nov. 9, 1891 with
one teacher and 23 students
1915 annual enrollment 2985
Erected 1915 by Central State Normal Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education. A significant historical date for this entry is November 9, 1891.
Location. 35° 39.375′ N, 97° 28.879′ W. Marker is in Edmond, Oklahoma, in Oklahoma County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broadway and West Hurd Street, on the right when traveling south on North Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 N Broadway, Edmond OK 73034, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Leaping Into History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edmond Station, Indian Territory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Farmers Grain Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Classen's Grove (approx. ¼ mile away); Shannon Miller Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Edmond Public School 1889 (approx. ¼ mile away); Statue of Liberty ReplicaCentral State College (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edmond.
Also see . . . University of Central Oklahoma on Wikipedia. The third largest university in Oklahoma, located in Edmond. The educational institution has undergone a few name changes since this marker's placement in 1915. Four years after, it was renamed Central State Teachers College, then Central State College in 1939. In 1971, the name went from Central State College to Central State University. By 1990 (the university's Centennial year), the name was changed to the University of Central Oklahoma. (Submitted on April 16, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.