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Pocatello in Bannock County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Idaho State University

 
 
Idaho State University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 22, 2017
1. Idaho State University Marker
Inscription. This great institution began here on Sept. 22, 1902, with 4 teachers and 40 students.
Originally the Academy of Idaho, it became Idaho Technical Institute in 1915, the Southern Branch of the University of Idaho in 1927, and Idaho State College in 1947. Its development of professional and graduate programs and its continued growth in stature led to its designation as a university in 1963.
 
Erected by Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 289.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 42° 51.552′ N, 112° 26.088′ W. Marker is in Pocatello, Idaho, in Bannock County. Marker is on South 5th Avenue near East Dillon Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1000 South 5th Avenue, Pocatello ID 83209, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chief Theater (approx. 0.9 miles away); Chief Pocatello (approx. 1.1 miles away); Pocatello's Life (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Shoshone (approx. 1.1 miles away); Native Foods
Idaho State University and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, June 22, 2017
2. Idaho State University and Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Pocatello's Name in WWII (approx. 1.1 miles away); The City of Pocatello (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Fort Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocatello.
 
Categories. Education
 
<i>State Academy, Pocatello, Idaho</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Edward H. Mitchell, San Francisco, circa 1910
3. State Academy, Pocatello, Idaho
<i>Idaho Technical Institute, Pocatello, Idaho</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1920
4. Idaho Technical Institute, Pocatello, Idaho
<i>University of Idaho, Southern Branch, Pocatello, Idaho</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
5. University of Idaho, Southern Branch, Pocatello, Idaho
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 14, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 14, 2017, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.   3, 4, 5. submitted on September 15, 2017.
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