Auburn University

Auburn University (HMQMG)

Location: Auburn, AL 36849 Lee County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 36.254', W 85° 29.032'

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Alabama's Land-Grant University

This title given by Legislature in 1960 followed start of second century of growth in diverse services to state, nation. This act confirmed name "Auburn" used popularly from its founding by Methodists as East Alabama Male College in 1856. Methodists deeded college to State in 1872 to become under the Land Grant Act, Agricultural & Mechanical College of Alabama. In 1899, with growth, name changed to Alabama Polytechnic Institute. "Owing much to the past, Auburn's mission makes its greater debt ever to the future."
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HM NumberHMQMG
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Year Placed1994
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 5:55am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 642266 N 3608427
Decimal Degrees32.60423333, -85.48386667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 36.254', W 85° 29.032'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 36' 15.24" N, 85° 29' 1.92" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 282-298 W Thach Ave, Auburn AL 36849, US
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