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Saint Paul in Ramsey County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Hamline Plaza

Bishop Leonidas L. Hamline

 

— 1797 - 1865 —

 
The Hamline Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By D. Johnson
1. The Hamline Plaza Marker
Inscription.  
Bishop of the Methodist Church in Ohio
who donated a substantial portion of his
estate in 1854 for the establishment of
Hamline University
with the following prayer:
O Lord, render me cheerful in giving,
happy in the hopes of doing good, and
sanctify the offering.
Dedicated October 13, 1995, to all who have provided to Hamline University the means and facilities of education.
This Sculpture is a gift from
Annette Strand Scherer Robbins '36
Sculptor: Professor Michael Price

 
Erected 1995.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical date for this entry is October 13, 1854.
 
Location. 44° 58.005′ N, 93° 9.921′ W. Marker is in Saint Paul, Minnesota, in Ramsey County. Marker is on Hewitt Avenue east of Snelling Avenue (Minnesota Highway 51), on the left when traveling east. Marker is located between Old Main and Klas Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1536 Hewitt Avenue, Saint Paul MN 55104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of
The Hamline Plaza Marker and Sculpture image. Click for full size.
By D. Johnson
2. The Hamline Plaza Marker and Sculpture
Bishop Leonidas L. Hamline Sculpture foreground
Klas Center background
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this marker, measured as the crow flies. Al Avila (approx. 0.6 miles away); Terry Reynolds (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kenneth Wayne Stauffer (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tom Greenwade (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marti Wolever (approx. 0.6 miles away); Phil Rizzo (approx. 0.6 miles away); Harold "Hep" Cronin (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Melan Arch (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Saint Paul.
 
Also see . . .
1. Mission and History. Hamline University website. (Submitted on June 13, 2013.) 

2. Old Main. Hamline University website. (Submitted on June 13, 2013.) 

3. Klas Center. Hamline University website. (Submitted on June 13, 2013.) 

4. Hamline University. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on June 13, 2013.) 
 
University Hall - Old Main, Hamline University image. Click for full size.
By D. Johnson
3. University Hall - Old Main, Hamline University
National Register of Historic Places #77000767
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 13, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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