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Tulsa in Tulsa County, Oklahoma — The American South (West South Central)
 

The University of Tulsa.

 
 
The University of Tulsa. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, August 31, 2016
1. The University of Tulsa. Marker
Inscription.  Two blocks north is the University of Tulsa. The institution was founded as Henry Kendall College at Muskogee, Indian Territory, in 1894, under the sponsorship of the Board of Missions of the Presbyterian Church. In 1907 the college was moved to Tulsa, and in 1920 the name was changed to the University of Tulsa.

Erected as a public service by Dr. T.A. Penney, Mayor.

Remove not the ancient landmark which thy fathers have set. Proverbs. 22-28

 
Erected by Dr. T.A. Penney, Mayor. (Marker Number A 20.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 36° 8.876′ N, 95° 56.757′ W. Marker is in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in Tulsa County. Marker is on East 11th St (U.S. 66), on the right when traveling west. Located just to the east of the main drive into the University of Tulsa. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tulsa OK 74104, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bama Pie Company (approx. ¼ mile away); Casa Loma Hotel (Campbell Hotel) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wolf Robe Hunt's Indian Trading Post
The University of Tulsa. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Hoch, August 31, 2016
2. The University of Tulsa. Marker
Look at the University of Tulsa from 11th St.
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Replica of the Statue of Liberty (approx. 0.8 miles away); Admiral Place (approx. 0.9 miles away); Whittier Square (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Whittier Square (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dry Cleaners (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tulsa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 4, 2016, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. This page has been viewed 208 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2016, by Kevin Hoch of Waco, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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