Otterbein College

Otterbein College (HM5SX)

Location: Westerville, OH 43081 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 7.563', W 82° 56.184'

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This historic college opened in1847 as Oterbein University of Ohio, named for Philip William Otterbein (1726-1813), a founder of the Church of the Brethren in Christ. The church later merged with the Evangelical Church to become the United Methodist Church. Otterbein was one of the first colleges in the United States to open its doors to persons of color and women without restrictions on what they could study. While Otterbein's educational offering have evolved over the years to meet society's needs, the college has remained committed to the liberal arts as the foundation of all learning.
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HM NumberHM5SX
Series This marker is part of the Ohio: Ohio Historical Society series
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Marker Number66-25
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the International Paper Company, The Ohio Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 6:28am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 335008 N 4443544
Decimal Degrees40.12605000, -82.93640000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 7.563', W 82° 56.184'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 7' 33.78" N, 82° 56' 11.04" W
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Area Code(s)614
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105-149 W Main St, Westerville OH 43081, US
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