Old College

Old College (HM1QFE)

Location: Newark, DE 19711 New Castle County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 41.031', W 75° 45.221'

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Erected 1833-1834

This building contained a chapel (called the Oratory) class, dormitory, dining, administrative, and student society rooms. Newark College chartered February 5, 1833, opened its doors for instruction May 8, 1834. Name changed to Delaware College April 4, 1843. Willard Hall, first President of Board of Trustees; Rev. Dr. Eliphalet W. Gilbert, first President; Nathan Monroe and John Holmes Agnew, first professors; Alexander Gray, the first student was enrolled as a sophomore.
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HM NumberHM1QFE
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Year Placed1933
Placed ByHistoric Markers Commission
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Date Added Saturday, January 9th, 2016 at 9:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 435369 N 4392940
Decimal Degrees39.68385000, -75.75368333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 41.031', W 75° 45.221'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 41' 1.86" N, 75° 45' 13.26" W
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Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near , Newark DE 19711, US
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