Brigham Young University - Idaho

Brigham Young University - Idaho (HMNPT)

Location: Rexburg, ID 83440 Madison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 49.3', W 111° 47.167'

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Brigham Young University - Idaho had its beginning in 1888 as an academy affiliated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Initially known as Bannock Stake Academy. It was renamed Fremont Stake Academy, Smith Academy, and Ricks Academy, Ricks Normal College, and eventually Ricks College. The name memorializes Thomas E. Ricks who founded Rexburg in 1883. In 2001, Ricks College became BYU-Idaho, a four year university and Idaho's largest private institution of higher education.
Series This marker is part of the Idaho: Idaho State Historical Society series
Marker Number404
Placed ByIdaho Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 6:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 436785 N 4852366
Decimal Degrees43.82166667, -111.78611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 49.3', W 111° 47.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 49' 18.00" N, 111° 47' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)208
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 68 W 2nd S, Rexburg ID 83440, US
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