Spring Arbor College

Spring Arbor College (HM1NZ1)

Location: Spring Arbor, MI 49283 Jackson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 12.35', W 84° 33.281'

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Three Michigan institutions of higher education have had their roots here. The predecessor of Albion College, the Spring Arbor Seminary was chartered in 1835. Michigan Central College, founded in 1844, was located here until its removal in 1855 when it became Hillsdale College. Spring Arbor was opened by free Methodists in 1873 as an academy with elementary and secondary grades. In 1928 the elementary program was discontinued when a junior college was officially introduced. The high school was terminated in 1961 when a senior college was proposed. In September 1963, the first junior class was accepted into the regionally accredited four-year liberal arts college. Throughout its history, the Spring Arbor Faculty and students have been dedicated to "the serious study of the liberal arts, commitment to Jesus Christ as a perspective for learning and participation in the campus community and the contemporary
HM NumberHM1NZ1
Marker NumberS0246
Year Placed1963
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 701867 N 4675524
Decimal Degrees42.20583333, -84.55468333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 12.35', W 84° 33.281'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 12' 21" N, 84° 33' 16.86" W
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Area Code(s)517
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 224-234 E.P Hart Cir, Spring Arbor MI 49283, US
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