San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
San Diego State University
Erected 1983 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with San Diego State University and Squibob Chapter, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 798.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 32° 46.493′ N, 117° 4.469′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Scripps Terrace, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located north of the Viejas Arena at San Diego State University. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92115, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Camino Real (approx. 2 miles away); Mission San Diego de Alcala (approx. 2 miles away); The Church (approx. The Campanario (approx. 2 miles away); La Playa Trail (approx. 2 miles away); Bancroft Ranch House (approx. 4.7 miles away); Mission Dam and Flume (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Freedom Tree (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Regarding San Diego State University. Under the Master Plan for Higher Education adopted in 1960, the colleges in the newly established California College System were given degrees with the University of California, and independent degrees to individuals who have made unusual contributions toward learning and civilization. San Diego State College was the first of the California State Colleges to do so when, on June 7, 1963 it conferred an honorary doctorate upon the late President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy. SOURCE: California Historical Landmarks, California State Parks
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