Historic Markers Across Alabama



Delta Kappa Epsilon



Marker ID: AHA 
Location: at the intersection of University Boulevard and Stadium Drive, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
County: Tuscaloosa
Coordinates: N 33° 12.625    W 087° 32.992
  33.21041666    -87.54986666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Side 1:
Psi Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity first Greek letter fraternity at The University of Alabama. Organized by Louis J. DuPre, chapter installed June 20, 1847. First members initiated at Indian Queen Hotel by Charles Foote of Phi Chapter at Yale College.

ΔKE house built 1916. Because of its location is known as "The Mansion on the Hill."


Side 2:
Psi Chapter of Delta kappa Epsilon fraternity installed at The University of Alabama June 20, 1847.

The Charter members were:
Edward G. Baptist • James I. Bonner • Louis J. DuPre • Charles F. Henry • Edward L. Jones • John H. Lee • Richard B. Owen • Charles A. Pegues • Thaddeus H. Perry • George W. F. Price • Peyton W. Reynolds • Milford F. Woodruff

Erected 1982 by Alabama Historical Association.







End of Delta Kappa Epsilon