Old Ohio Union

Old Ohio Union (HMB2A)

Location: Columbus, OH 43210 Franklin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 59.816', W 83° 0.679'

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Built in 1910, the old Ohio Union was the first student union building constructed on a public university campus and the fourth to be built in the United States. Made possible by a direct appropriation from the 77th Ohio General Assembly and private funds raised by students, the building officially opened on January 11, 1911 with considerable fanfare. By erecting a student union building, the university gave official sanction to extracurricular activities. Although there have been seven additions, this Jacobethan Revival style building retains its original exterior form and character. The "Old Ohio Union" was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
HM NumberHMB2A
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
Marker Number38-25
Year Placed2002
Placed ByOhio Bicentennial Commission, The Longaberger Company, The Ohio State University, and The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 3:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 328300 N 4429354
Decimal Degrees39.99693333, -83.01131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 59.816', W 83° 0.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 59' 48.96" N, 83° 0' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)614
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 154-182 W 12th Ave, Columbus OH 43210, US
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