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Blackwell in Kay County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

Oklahoma Baptist College

 
 
Oklahoma Baptist College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, March 13, 2022
1. Oklahoma Baptist College Marker
Inscription.  

Located six blocks west

Founded 1899 by Oklahoma Baptist Convention.
Formally opened September 4, 1901.

Presidents
J.A. Beauchamp 1901-03 · A.P. Stone 1904-08 · J.R. Jester 1908-09 · J.H. Moore 1909-11 · A.E. Baten 1911-13

1911 enrollment reached 208. Financial crises forced closing Aug. 12, 1913.
 
Erected 1958 by Oklahoma Baptist Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical date for this entry is September 4, 1901.
 
Location. 36° 48.085′ N, 97° 16.989′ W. Marker is in Blackwell, Oklahoma, in Kay County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street and West College Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. The marker is located on the southeast corner of the Top of Oklahoma Museum grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 303 S Main St, Blackwell OK 74631, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Homesteaders (a few steps from this marker); 100 Beautiful Years (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Blackwell Zinc Company WWII Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Camp Tonkawa (approx. 7.4 miles away); Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce (approx. 7.9 miles away); Braman / Braman Business Leaders 1898 — 1930 (approx. 8.9 miles away); Oklahoma War Chief (approx. 11.9 miles away); Royal Air Force (RAF) Memorial (approx. 12˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blackwell.
 
Oklahoma Baptist College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Armstrong, March 13, 2022
2. Oklahoma Baptist College Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2022, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2022, by Jason Armstrong of Talihina, Oklahoma. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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