Hanover in Jefferson County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Albert G. Parker, Jr.
September 6, 1892 March 22, 1958
Twelfth President of Hanover College, 1929-1958
Erected by Hanover College.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education • Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is September 6, 1892.
Location. 38° 42.801′ N, 85° 27.445′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Indiana, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from College Avenue, half a mile east of East Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the Parker Auditorium, just to the right of the west entrance. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover IN 47243, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Percy E. Goodrich (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas A. Hendricks (about 300 feet away); Rev. Dr. William Martyn Baird / Rev. Dr. Samuel Austin MoffettHenry C. Long (approx. 0.2 miles away); Katharine McAfee Parker (approx. 0.3 miles away); Luther D. Wishard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Josephine Ogle (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stacks of Power (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
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Also see . . .
1. Albert George Parker Jr. (Find A Grave).
President of Hanover of College, 1929-1958(Submitted on March 18, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Hanover College.
Albert G. Parker Jr. was inaugurated as Hanover's 12th president November 27, 1929, less than one month after the stock market crash that precipitated the Great Depression. The economic hard times cut investment revenues and operational expenses had to be closely monitored. On December 7, 1941, the attack on Pearl Harbor plunged the United States into World War II. In just two years, Hanover's enrollment plummeted to 164 students, including only 20 men. In the early morning of December 19, 1941 a huge fire destroyed(Submitted on March 18, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 18, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.