Kappa Alpha Psi

Kappa Alpha Psi (HM1EQ2)

Location: Bloomington, IN 47408 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 10.74', W 86° 30.794'

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Excluded from social events at Indiana University, black male students founded and incorporated Kappa Alpha Nu in 1911. One of the earliest black national social fraternities established in the U.S. One goal was to expand to other schools to help members attain high "intellectual, moral and social worth." Name changed to Kappa Alpha Psi, 1915.

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In 1961, over 600 members attended the dedication of this building as the Elder Watson Diggs Memorial, to house the fraternity's Alpha (first) Chapter. Fraternity sold house in 2005 to Indiana University Foundation. As of 2008, Alpha chapter is active on this campus and more than 700 undergraduate and alumni chapters have been chartered worldwide.
HM NumberHM1EQ2
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
Marker Number53.2008.1
Year Placed2008
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Indiana University
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 12:24am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 542043 N 4336753
Decimal Degrees39.17900000, -86.51323333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 10.74', W 86° 30.794'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 10' 44.40" N, 86° 30' 47.64" W
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Area Code(s)812, 317
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1507-1567 E 17th St, Bloomington IN 47408, US
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