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Hammond in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Hammond Junior College

 
 
Hammond Junior College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jeff Lovorn, November 18, 2011
1. Hammond Junior College Marker
Inscription.  Original site of Hammond Junior College, predecessor of Southeastern La. Univ. Funded by S. Tangipahoa tax. Opened Sept. 14, 1925 w/40 students and a faculty of 5. Linus A. Sims was the first president.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is September 14, 1986.
 
Location. 30° 30.137′ N, 90° 27.844′ W. Marker is in Hammond, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker is at the intersection of West Morris Avenue (U.S. 190) and South Pine Street, on the right when traveling east on West Morris Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hammond LA 70401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Vernon Walnut (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grace Memorial Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); City Of Hammond (approx. 0.3 miles away); Peter Hammond (approx. half a mile away); Friendship Circle (approx. 0.7 miles away); Site of 1st Classroom Bldg. (approx. ¾ mile away); The Republic of West Florida (approx. 2.8 miles away); PFC Raymond "Mike" Clausen, Jr. (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hammond.
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 614 times since then and 24 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 22, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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