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Reno in Washoe County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Morrill Hall, 1887

 
 
Morrill Hall, 1887 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, January 4, 2014
1. Morrill Hall, 1887 Marker
Inscription. First building on the Reno campus, Morrill Hall was named in honor of Senator Justin S. Morrill of Vermont. Author of the Morrill Land-Grant Act of 1862 which led to the establishment of the university. Founded in Elko in 1874, the campus was moved to Reno in 1885.
 
Erected 1964 by Daughters of the American Colonists. (Marker Number 24.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists marker series.
 
Location. 39° 32.258′ N, 119° 48.834′ W. Marker is in Reno, Nevada, in Washoe County. Marker can be reached from East 9th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reno NV 89557, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Tree (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mizpah Hotel (approx. 0.7 miles away); Reno at the Crossroads (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Reno Arch (approx. 0.9 miles away); Reno's Beginning (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lake's Crossing (approx. 0.9 miles away); Frederick Joseph DeLongechamps (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reno.
 
More about this marker.
Morrill Hall, 1887 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, January 4, 2014
2. Morrill Hall, 1887 Marker
Marker located in front of Morrill Hall on the University of Nevade at Reno campus.
 
Categories. Education
 
Morrill Hall image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, January 4, 2014
3. Morrill Hall
Morrill Hall image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, January 4, 2014
4. Morrill Hall
<i>University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard published by Edward H. Mitchell, San Francisco, circa 1910
5. University of Nevada, Reno, Nevada
Morrill Hall is the building on the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 19, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon.   5. submitted on January 22, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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