W.L. "Gander" Terry Colonnade

W.L. "Gander" Terry Colonnade (HMW2D)

Location: Bowling Green, KY 42101 Warren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 59.235', W 86° 27.201'

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The W.L. "Gander" Terry Colonnade is named in honor of a Marion, Kentucky native, who was an excellent student and superior athlete at Western Kentucky University from 1924-1928. He was among the students who faithfully worked to convert this site from a rock quarry into the football stadium, with the Colonnade sculpted from Warren County limestone erected as the capstone. Terry continued to contribute to Western's athletic history as football coach in 1929,1934-35, and 1938-1941. The 11 Western teams for which Terry played or coached were a collective 67-31-7. Completed in 1927, the Colonnade is a treasured campus landmark that is further enhanced by the name W.L. "Gander" Terry, a loyal Westerner and distinguished educator who brought credit to his alma mater.
HM NumberHMW2D
Year Placed2003
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 11:29pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 548647 N 4093597
Decimal Degrees36.98725000, -86.45335000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.235', W 86° 27.201'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 14.10" N, 86° 27' 12.06" W
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Area Code(s)270, 502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1550-1552 Colonnade Dr, Bowling Green KY 42101, US
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