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Oberlin College was founded in 1833.It was the first interracial and coeducational college in the United States.

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  • 1833 - Oberlin College was founded in 1833.It was the first interracial and coeducational college in the United States.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ ohio.html

  • 1837 - September 6 - Oberlin Collegiate Institute of Ohio goes co-ed (4 women, 30 men)

    historyorb.com

  • 1854 - Oberlin
    Oberlin, a flourishing post-village of Lo rain county, Ohio, on the Cleveland and Toledo railroad, 36 miles S. W. from Cleveland, and 8 miles from...Read MORE...


  • 1868 - Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, N. Y., has 1,700 members; the First Church of Oberlin, Ohio, has 1,400 members -
    the two largest Congregational churches in the country.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    July 25, 1868

  • 1869 - The Congregationalists of this country have six theological seminaries,
    in which are two hundred and forty-five students. Andover, Massachusetts, has the largest, and Oberlin, Ohio, the smallest.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    February 6, 1869

  • News 1889 - Rev. A. E. Woodruff, of Oberlin, Ohio, will be the new pastor of the Congregational Church, vice Mr. Brewster, resigned.


    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    April 13, 1889

  • May 24, 1893: Ohio Anti-Saloon League founded, Oberlin, Ohio

    The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com

  • 1895 - Oberlin
    Oberlin, a post-village of Lorain co., 0., in Russia township, on the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Rail road, 34 miles W.S.W. of Cleveland, and 22...Read MORE...


  • Oberlin, Ohio, USA
    Looking South on North Professor Street, Oberlin, Ohio.
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  • Oberlin, Ohio, USA
    Warner Gymnasium, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.
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  • Oberlin, Ohio, USA
    Main Street
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  • 1906
    Oberlin, a banking post-village of Lorain co., Ohio, on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern R., 34 miles WSW. of Cleveland. It is the seat of...Read MORE...




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Looking South on North Professor Street, Oberlin, Ohio.
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Warner Gymnasium, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.
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Main Street
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  • 1833 - Oberlin College was founded in 1833.It was the first interracial and coeducational college in the United States.

    www.ereferencedesk.com/ resources/ state-facts/ ohio.html
  • 1837 - September 6 - Oberlin Collegiate Institute of Ohio goes co-ed (4 women, 30 men)

    historyorb.com
  • 1854 - Oberlin
    Oberlin, a flourishing post-village of Lo rain county, Ohio, on the Cleveland and Toledo railroad, 36 miles S. W. from Cleveland, and 8 miles from... Read MORE...

  • 1868 - Plymouth Church, Brooklyn, N. Y., has 1,700 members; the First Church of Oberlin, Ohio, has 1,400 members -
    the two largest Congregational churches in the country. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    July 25, 1868
  • 1869 - The Congregationalists of this country have six theological seminaries,
    in which are two hundred and forty-five students. Andover, Massachusetts, has the largest, and Oberlin, Ohio, the smallest.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    February 6, 1869
  • News  1889 - Rev. A. E. Woodruff, of Oberlin, Ohio, will be the new pastor of the Congregational Church, vice Mr. Brewster, resigned.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    April 13, 1889
  • May 24, 1893: Ohio Anti-Saloon League founded, Oberlin, Ohio

    The Old Farmer's Almanac www.almanac.com
  • 1895 - Oberlin
    Oberlin, a post-village of Lorain co., 0., in Russia township, on the Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Rail road, 34 miles W.S.W. of Cleveland, and 22... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Oberlin, a banking post-village of Lorain co., Ohio, on the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern R., 34 miles WSW. of Cleveland. It is the seat of... Read MORE...

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