Nevada in Vernon County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Cottey College International Scholarship
This flagpole and base were erected in 1960 by L. F. Richardson, member of the Board of Trustees of Cottey College, 1949-1957.
Mr. & Mrs. Richardson gave to Cottey College in 1950 its first international scholarship, opening the door for a program which has brought students from many nations to the college. The flag of the United States with the flags of their countries is a symbol of this college of world friendship.
Erected 1960 by Cottey College.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1960.
Location. 37° 50.262′ N, 94° 22.217′ W. Marker is in Nevada, Missouri, in Vernon County. Marker is at the intersection of Austin Boulevard (U.S. 54) and College Street, on the right when traveling west on Austin Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 West Austin Boulevard, Nevada MO 64772, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vernon County's Southern Heritage (approx. Bushwhacker Museum (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Battle of Drywood (approx. 0.7 miles away); William Joel Stone (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Burning of Nevada (approx. 0.7 miles away); Nevada - Vernon County Centennial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Vernon County Courthouse (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nevada.
Also see . . . Cottey College. (Submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 4, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.