Historic Markers Across Florida



Fiftieth Anniversary of Rollins College Establishment



Marker ID:  
Location: on E Morse Blvd, Winter Park, FL
County: Orange
Coordinates: N 28° 35.876    W 081° 20.904
  28.59793333    -81.3484
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: WM73A6
 



Text:

To commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the decision reached 17 April 1885 by the General Congregational Association of Florida to establish in Winter Park Rollins Rollege, the first institution of higher education in Florida.
This tablet is placed 17 April 1935 by residents of Winter Park near the site where was originally announced this significant decision.

Sponsored by: Winter Park Residents - 1935


Notes:

City: Winter Park, FL