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Delta Kappa Epsilon

 
 
Delta Kappa Epsilon Marker Side A image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
1. Delta Kappa Epsilon Marker Side A
Inscription. marker Front:
Psi Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity first Greek letter fraternity at The University of Alabama. Organized by Louis J. DuPre, chapter installed June 20, 1847. First members initiated at Indian Queen Hotel by Charles Foote of Phi Chapter at Yale College.

ΔKE house built 1916. Because of its location is known as "The Mansion on the Hill."

Marker Reverse:
Psi Chapter of Delta kappa Epsilon fraternity installed at The University of Alabama June 20, 1847.

The Charter members were:
Edward G. Baptist James I. Bonner Louis J. DuPre Charles F. Henry Edward L. Jones John H. Lee Richard B. Owen Charles A. Pegues Thaddeus H. Perry George W. F. Price Peyton W. Reynolds Milford F. Woodruff
 
Erected 1982 by Alabama Historical Association.
 
Location. 33° 12.625′ N, 87° 32.992′ W. Marker is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, in Tuscaloosa County. Marker is at the intersection of University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, on the right when traveling west on University Boulevard. Touch for map. Building #2068, Delta Kappa Epsilon is located on the Campus of the University of Alabama across from the North side of the
Delta Kappa Epsilon Marker Side B image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
2. Delta Kappa Epsilon Marker Side B
Bryant-Denny Stadium. Marker is in this post office area: Tuscaloosa AL 35487, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maxwell Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Autherine Lucy Foster (about 400 feet away); Morgan Hall, 1910 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site Of Franklin Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gorgas House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oliver-Barnard Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kappa Delta (approx. 0.2 miles away); University of Alabama (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tuscaloosa.
 
Categories. EducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations
 
Delta Kappa Epsilon House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
3. Delta Kappa Epsilon House and Marker
Delta Kappa Epsilon Marker Reverse image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
4. Delta Kappa Epsilon Marker Reverse
Delta Kappa Epsilon House image. Click for full size.
By Tim Carr, March 13, 2010
5. Delta Kappa Epsilon House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,685 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 13, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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