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Toledo in Lucas County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Medical College of Ohio

 

— Ohio Historical Marker —

 
Medical College of Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 29, 2016
1. Medical College of Ohio Marker
Inscription.  State interest in medical education for northwest Ohio became a reality when the Medical College of Ohio at Toledo was established in December, 1964. Located initially at South Detroit and Arlington on Lucas County property, MCO moved to the present 350-acre campus starting in 1972. It is the area's first medical school since the closing of the Toledo Medical College (1882-1914).
 
Erected 1988 by Medical College of Ohio, Toledo Sesquicentennial Commission, and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 24-48.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
 
Location. 41° 36.805′ N, 83° 37.069′ W. Marker is in Toledo, Ohio, in Lucas County. Marker is on MUOT Boulevard north of Glendale Avenue, on the right when traveling north. The marker is located on the grounds of the Medical College of Ohio. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Toledo OH 43614, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Medical College of Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 29, 2016
2. Medical College of Ohio Marker
View of the marker looking south along the MUOT Boulevard, towards the intersection with Glendale Avenue.
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3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Toledo State Hospital New Cemetery, 1922-1973 (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Toledo State Hospital Old Cemetery, 1888-1922 (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Toledo Zoo / Toledo's Canals (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Toledo Zoo / The New Deal in Toledo (approx. 2 miles away); Chessie Circle Trail (approx. 2.2 miles away); Toledo Beltway Railroad (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Park Today (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toledo.
 
Regarding Medical College of Ohio. On March 31, 2006, the then Ohio governor of Ohio, Bob Taft, signed House Bill 478, which merged the University of Toledo with what was then known as the Medical University of Ohio (MUO), effective July 1, 2006. Upon the completion of this merger the new medical facility was known as, The University of Toledo Medical Center (UTMC).
 
Medical College of Ohio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 29, 2016
3. Medical College of Ohio Marker
View of the marker looking north along the MUOT Boulevard, towards the medical facility.
The University of Toledo Medical Center image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 29, 2016
4. The University of Toledo Medical Center
View of the present day medical facility, which is now named The University of Toledo Medical Center (UTMC).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 10, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 22, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.

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