Site of Columbia College

Site of Columbia College (HM14E3)

Location: Columbia, MO 65201 Boone County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 56.832', W 92° 19.862'

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On this site stood Columbia College an institution of higher learning for men. First proposed in 1831, chartered by General Assembly in 1833, began its work in 1834. First session of University of Missouri held here in 1841. This college has been called the seed from which grew the University of Missouri.

This marker erected by the
State Society
Daughters of the American Colonists
and the
John Corbin Chapter
June 8th, 1933
Mrs. Edward Thurman Smith, State Regent
Mrs. B. J. Dangerfield, Chapter Regent
HM NumberHM14E3
Year Placed1933
Placed ByState Society, Daughters of the American Colonists, and John Corbin Chapter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 9:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 557970 N 4311130
Decimal Degrees38.94720000, -92.33103333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 56.832', W 92° 19.862'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 56' 49.92" N, 92° 19' 51.72" W
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Area Code(s)573, 314
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 341-381 S 6th St, Columbia MO 65201, US
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