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Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The University of Toledo

 
 
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By J.T. Lambrou, April 30, 2021
1. The University of Toledo Marker
Inscription.  In 1872, Jesup W. Scott donated 160 acres at this site as an endowment for a university to train "artists and artizans" to assume important roles in a growing industrial Toledo. The University held classes at Scott Park from 1922 to 1931. In 1969, the site of Scott's land donation became the site of the University's Community and Technical College.
 
Erected 1988 by The University of Toledo, Toledo Sesquicentennial Commission and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 28-48.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 41° 38.559′ N, 83° 35.717′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker can be reached from Nebraska Avenue west of Parkside Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. The marker is located in front of the Scott Park Student Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2201 Nebraska Avenue, Toledo OH 43607, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured
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By J.T. Lambrou, April 30, 2021
2. The University of Toledo Marker
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as the crow flies. St. Anthony Church (approx. one mile away); Edward Drummond Libbey High School (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Toledo State Hospital Old Cemetery, 1888-1922 (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Toledo Zoo / Toledo's Canals (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named The University of Toledo (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Toledo Zoo / The New Deal in Toledo (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Toledo State Hospital New Cemetery, 1922-1973 (approx. 2 miles away); Art Tatum (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 30, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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