Marble Hall

Marble Hall (HM29Y4)

Location: Wilmington, OH 45177 Clinton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 26.606', W 83° 49'

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After World War II, colleges across the country struggled to house students following surges in enrollments made possible by the G.I. Bill. Wilmington College was no exception. The College's enrollment doubled compared to pre-war levels. On April 13, 1948, the president of Wilmington College, Samuel Marble, called a student rally and unveiled a plan to build a much needed men's dormitory entirely with volunteer labor and materials. Ground was broken that very day. In the months that followed, there was a great outpouring of public support and donations as faculty, students, and community members worked together to build the dormitory. The building was dedicated in honor of President Marble's leadership on October 27, 1950.
HM NumberHM29Y4
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Year Placed2012
Placed ByWilmington College The Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, August 3rd, 2018 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 257610 N 4369773
Decimal Degrees39.44343333, -83.81666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 26.606', W 83° 49'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 26' 36.36" N, 83° 49' 0" W
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Area Code(s)937
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Quaker Way, Wilmington OH 45177, US
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