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First Classes of University of Oklahoma - Norman, OK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter
N 35° 13.192 W 097° 26.725
14S E 641483 N 3898533
Quick Description: This is the site of the birthplace of the University of Oklahoma.
Location: Oklahoma, United States
Date Posted: 2/23/2014 3:51:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMK7CT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Zork V
Views: 8

Long Description:
Located on the southwest corner of W. Main and Santa Fe is a brick wall with a bronze plaque which was placed in 1969. It reads:

University of Oklahoma Birthplace
At this site known as Rock Building, first
classes of University of Oklahoma held
September 15, 1892. Faculty consisted of
David Ross Boyd, President; William N. Rice,
Languages; Edwin C. DeBarr, Sciences;
French S.E. Amos, English and History
Oklahoma Historical Society 1969

Behind the plaque is a grass field with no structure. This area is directly north of the First Baptist Church.

FIRST - Classification Variable: Place or Location

Date of FIRST: 9/15/1892

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