Bicentennial of the Northwest Ordinance

Bicentennial of the Northwest Ordinance (HMA66)

Location: Athens, OH 45701 Athens County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 19.642', W 82° 5.99'

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Ohio University

[Campus side of the marker]
In commemoration of the Bicentennial
of the
Northwest Ordinance of 1787

Ohio University, the first public university established in the Old Northwest Territory, was founded on the principles of the ordinance.

[Street side of the marker]
Ohio University 1804
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Religion morality and knowledge being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged.
HM NumberHMA66
Placed ByClass of 1986 and 1987
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 8:58am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 405202 N 4353682
Decimal Degrees39.32736667, -82.09983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.642', W 82° 5.99'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 38.52" N, 82° 5' 59.40" W
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Area Code(s)614, 740
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 33-43 E Union St, Athens OH 45701, US
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