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Duke University

 
 
Duke University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, October 19, 2017
1. Duke University Marker
Inscription. Formerly Trinity College. Name was changed in 1924 to honor Washington Duke whose son James B. Duke endowed the institution.
 
Erected 1979 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-97.)
 
Location. 36° 0.222′ N, 78° 54.895′ W. Marker is in Durham, North Carolina, in Durham County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Business U.S. 70) and Campus Drive, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1364 Campus Dr, Durham NC 27705, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. North Carolina (approx. one mile away); Durham's Station (approx. one mile away); Black Wall Street (approx. one mile away); John Sprunt Hill (approx. one mile away); Royal Ice Cream Sit-In (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bull City Blues (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named North Carolina (approx. 2.3 miles away); Duke Homestead (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Durham.
 
Also see . . .
1. Duke University: A Brief Narrative History. (Submitted on October 26, 2017, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. U.S.News: Best Colleges - Duke University.
Duke University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, October 19, 2017
2. Duke University Marker
(Submitted on October 26, 2017, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. YouTube: Duke University. (Submitted on October 26, 2017, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
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Duke University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, October 19, 2017
3. Duke University Marker
Looking north up Campus Drive onto Duke University campus.
Duke University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, October 19, 2017
4. Duke University Marker
Looking east along West Main Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2017, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2017, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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