Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo College (HM1EYZ)

Location: Kalamazoo, MI 49007 Kalamazoo County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 17.167', W 85° 35.365'

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The first classroom building for the Michigan and Huron Institute, now Kalamazoo College, was erected on this site between June and September of 1836. The charter bill for the school had been introduced in the Michigan Territorial Legislative Council on January 18, 1933, and signed into law by Governor George B. Porter on April 22, 1833. Village pledges supplied funds for the two-story frame classroom structure, which was the start of Michigan's first church-related college.
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
Marker NumberS101
Year Placed1983
Placed ByMichigan History Division, Department of State
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 616297 N 4682507
Decimal Degrees42.28611667, -85.58941667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 17.167', W 85° 35.365'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 17' 10.02" N, 85° 35' 21.90" W
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Area Code(s)269
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 447 W Walnut St, Kalamazoo MI 49007, US
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