Eastern Kentucky Univ.

Eastern Kentucky Univ. (HMKND)

Location: Richmond, KY 40475 Madison County
Country: United States of America
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N 37° 44.445', W 84° 18'

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Eastern Kentucky State Normal School was created by act of the Ky. legislature on March 21, 1906. First classes were held at the new institution in 1907. The Richmond campus was first used in 1874 by Central University & from 1901 to 1906 by Walters Collegiate Inst. It became Eastern Ky. State Normal School & Teachers College in 1922.
Presented by EKU Student Government Assoc. 2005

"Normal School" dropped from the name in 1930. In 1948, it became Eastern Kentucky State College. University status was granted in 1966. The institution stands today as a comprehensive university. It treasures its heritage as a school of opportunity and prepares its students for leadership roles in many careers and professions.
Presented by EKU Student Government Assoc. 2005
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2276
Year Placed2008
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 8:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 737907 N 4180483
Decimal Degrees37.74075000, -84.30000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 44.445', W 84° 18'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 44' 26.70" N, 84° 18' 0.00" W
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Area Code(s)859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-98 McGregor Alley, Richmond KY 40475, US
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