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Ann Arbor in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Acacia

May 12, 1904 - May 12, 1929

 
 
Acacia Bench Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, September 10, 2021
1. Acacia Bench Marker
Inscription.  
In honor of the founders of Acacia, the National Council of the Fraternity has caused this tablet to be erected on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the founding of the order at the University of Michigan, where the Fraternity was instituted.

• Founders •
James Monroe Cooper, '03M • Benjamin Emanuel Deroy, L'02-'04 • Edward Everett Gallup, '06 • Jared Waldo Hawkins, '04L • Clarence George Hill, '05L • Harvey James Howard, '04 • George Arthur Malcolm, '04, L'06 • William J. Marshall, '05, M'09, MS'19 • Ernest Richard Ringo '04L • Harlan Page Rowe, '05 • Ralph Burton Scatterday, '04L • Charles Albert Sink, '04 • Harry Booth Washburn, '03, L'05 • Walter Stedman Wheeler, '04L • J.D. (Hon) '21
 
Erected 1929 by National Council of Acacia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical date for this entry is May 12, 1904.
 
Location. 42° 16.586′ N, 83° 44.33′ W. Marker is in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in Washtenaw County
Acacia Bench Marker image. Click for full size.
By J.T. Lambrou, September 10, 2021
2. Acacia Bench Marker
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. Marker can be reached from South University Avenue, 0.1 miles east of State Street, on the left when traveling east. The marker is located on the southwest portion of "The Diag.". Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 419 South State Street Mason Hall, Ann Arbor MI 48109, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Brackett Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Xi Psi Phi Fraternity (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-American War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Central Forty and The Diag (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Whiting (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Douglass Houghton (about 300 feet away); Samuel Denton (about 400 feet away); Charles Fox (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ann Arbor.
 
Also see . . .  Acacia Bench. Excerpt:
The bench was presented in 1929 at the 25th anniversary of the founding. Although active today at numerous colleges, Acacia does not currently have a chapter at Michigan.
(Submitted on September 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. This page has been viewed 29 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2021, by J.T. Lambrou of New Boston, Michigan. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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