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Indiana Methodists Begin Considering Sites for New University

October 15, 1835

Old DePauw Logo EC.gifOctober 15, 1835, Indianapolis, Ind. - Considering the availability of "cheap boarding, general health and morals of the town" as well as a central location and the amount of money to be subscribed, the Indiana Conference of the Methodist Church begins considering sites for a new Methodist University to be known as Indiana Asbury.

Learn more DePauw University in DePauw: A Pictorial History. Written by emeritus professors of history Clifton Phillips and John Baughman, with assistance from professors Harold Spicer and John Schlotterbeck and Wesley Wilson, coordinator of DePauw University's Archives, the book was first published in 1987.

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