Friendship Circle Historical

Friendship Circle Historical (HM1XZY)

Location: Hammond, LA 70401 Tangipahoa Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 30.729', W 90° 28.052'

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Friendship Circle, designed by Edward Avery McIlhenny, Tabasco entrepreneur and naturalist, serves as the focus of a landscape plan created for the Art Deco buildings that transformed a family farm into a modern college campus between 1939 nd 1941. A grant from the Federal Emergency Relief Administration for Public Works, part of President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and administered by Governor Richard W. Leche's administration, provided funding for the project.The circle takes its name from the stately Friendship Oak, which anchors its east end. The Class of 1956 planted the live oak to the west, grown from a Friendship Oak acorn. A magnolia tree, planted in the 1970s, occupies the center of the circle and commemorates the founders of Phi Mu Fraternity.
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HM NumberHM1XZY
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Placed BySoutheastern Louisiana University
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Date Added Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 743025 N 3378265
Decimal Degrees30.51215000, -90.46753333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 30.729', W 90° 28.052'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 30' 43.74" N, 90° 28' 3.12" W
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Area Code(s)985, 225
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 548 Western Ave, Hammond LA 70401, US
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