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Findlay in Hancock County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The University of Findlay

 
 
The University of Findlay Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 13, 2010
1. The University of Findlay Marker
Inscription.
The University of Findlay
was founded as Findlay College
in 1882 by the
Churches of God, General Conference
and the City of Findlay
Old Main opened on September 1, 1886,
for the first classes.

125th Anniversary
The University of Findlay
with its founding partners,
the Churches of God, General Conference,
and the citizens of Findlay, Ohio,
celebrates 125 years of tradition and
excellence in higher education.
February 8, 2007

The Front Mall of Old Main
has been redesigned and landscaped
through the generosity of
Richard & Sally Hollington
2002

 
Erected 2007 by University of Findlay.
 
Location. 41° 3.228′ N, 83° 39.074′ W. Marker is in Findlay, Ohio, in Hancock County. Touch for map. Markers flank entrance to Old Main, 1000 N. Main Street (Ohio Route 12). Marker is in this post office area: Findlay OH 45840, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Findlay College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Great Karg Gas Well January 20 1886 (approx. mile away); Veterans Memorial Flagpole
The University of Findlay 125th Anniversary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 13, 2010
2. The University of Findlay 125th Anniversary Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of Fort Findlay (approx. 0.9 miles away); Outstanding Renovated Building, 1980 - 1986 (approx. one mile away); The Ohio Oil Co - Marathon Oil Co / Gas Boom Era (approx. one mile away); Hancock County Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Findlay.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.EducationNotable Buildings
 
Front Mall of Old Main Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 13, 2010
3. Front Mall of Old Main Marker
The University of Findlay Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 13, 2010
4. The University of Findlay Marker
Front Mall of Old Main Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 13, 2010
5. Front Mall of Old Main Marker
Old Main and Markers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 13, 2010
6. Old Main and Markers
On rocks flanking entrance.
Findlay College's Old Main image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
7. Findlay College's Old Main
Original college building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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