Lincoln in Lancaster County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
The Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources fulfills the land-grant university mission of the University of Nebraska as mandated by the Morrill Act of 1862 by offering academic degrees through the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, conducting research through the Nebraska Agricultural Experiment Station created by the Hatch Act of 1887, and educating Nebraska citizens in all 93 counties through Cooperative Extension as required by the Smith-Lever Act of 1914.
Erected by University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Education • Environment • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
Location. 40° 49.726′ N, 96° 40.023′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Nebraska, in Lancaster County. Marker can be reached from East Campus Loop. Marker is near the entrance to the UNL Dairy Store in the Food Industry Complex on East Campus, north of Holdredge Street, between 37th and 38th Streets. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 E Campus Loop, Lincoln NE 68503, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. Paul A. "Doc" Downs (a few steps from this marker); The Lewis-Syford House (approx. 1.7 miles away); RHO Chapter House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Pershing Rifles (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Nebraska State Historical Society (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mammuthus Columbi (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mueller Tower at University of Nebraska-Lincoln (approx. 2 miles away); Roses For Lincoln (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
Also see . . .
1. UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. (Submitted on July 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Morrill Act of 1862 in LOC Primary Documents in American History. (Submitted on July 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Smith-Lever Act of 1914. (Submitted on July 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.