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Hartsville in Bartholomew County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Hartsville College

 
 
Hartsville College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
1. Hartsville College Marker
Inscription.  

Founded 1847 A.D.
by
Citizens of Hartsville. It was taken over by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ in 1849 - Opened as a college in 1850 - Burned January 30, 1898 - It was one of the first co-educational colleges in America.

Courses of Study
Preparatory to College Classical, Scientific and Teachers

The purpose of the founders was to establish an institution for higher Christian education

This stone erected in the year 1927 by students and teachers in appreciation of its benign influence
 
Erected 1927.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical date for this entry is January 30, 1898.
 
Location. 39° 16.087′ N, 85° 41.906′ W. Marker is in Hartsville, Indiana, in Bartholomew County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of E. Harrison St (State Road 46) and N. Jackson St. Marker is located in the center of the community square/park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hartsville IN 47244, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Private Barton W. Mitchell (within shouting
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distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hartsville College (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Moore, Revolutionary War Soldier (approx. 4.2 miles away); Centre of Population of the United States 1890 (approx. 9.2 miles away); Atterbury Army Air Field (approx. 10.6 miles away); Decatur County (Indiana) Bridge 140 (approx. 10.7 miles away); Westport Covered Bridge (approx. 10.8 miles away); Madison and Indianapolis Railroad (approx. 11 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartsville.
 
Hartsville College Marker in Community Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, March 14, 2013
2. Hartsville College Marker in Community Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 17, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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