Remarkable Ohio


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15-29 Antioch College

Side A: Chartered in 1852 by the Christian Church and later a Unitarian institution, Antioch College opened with educational pioneer Horace Mann as its first president. One of the earliest co-educational colleges in the United States, from its inception Antioch promoted humanistic and egalitarian values. In 1920 Arthur E. Morgan became president and initiated a widely emulated cooperative work-study program. The Antioch Review, one of the oldest literary magazines in America, began publication in 1941. In 1978 the college reincorporated as part of Antioch University, a multi-campus system headquartered in Yellow Springs.
Side B: Same
Sponsors: Ohio Bicentennial Commission, The International Paper Company Foundation, and The Ohio Historical Society
Address: 795 Livermore Street, 
Yellow Springs, 
Location: Just S of the intersection of Livermore Street and Morgan Place
Latitude: 39.8000890
Longitude: -83.8898720