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Dover in Kent County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Delaware State College

 
 
Delaware State College Missing Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
1. Delaware State College Missing Marker
Inscription.  Established May 15, 1891, by an act of the Delaware General Assembly as the State College for Colored Students, by virtue of the 1890 Morrill Land-Grant Act under the provisions of the 1862 Morrill Act of Congress. Incorporated July 1, 1891. Reincorporated March 10, 1911. Name changed to Delaware State College in 1947.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 10, 1869.
 
Location. 39° 11.282′ N, 75° 32.415′ W. Marker is in Dover, Delaware, in Kent County. Marker can be reached from U.S. 13. Marker was behind the entrance building to the college. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover DE 19904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dover Downs (approx. Ό mile away); Loockerman Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Delaware State College High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dupont School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dover International Speedway
Delaware State University Education Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
2. Delaware State University Education Building
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Dover (approx. one mile away); Lakeside Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Former Site of ILC Dover (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .  Delaware State University website. (Submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Delaware State University Education Buildings image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, December 15, 2010
3. Delaware State University Education Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 791 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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May. 20, 2022