On this date (Sept. 17) in 1873, Ohio State University opened its doors.
At the time, we wrote, “The Agricultural College opened with twenty-five students. They say a small beginning makes a good ending.”
Read more about the university’s humble beginnings at Dispatch.com.
Reblogging a day late because, happy birthday Ohio State!
From 25 to over 55,000, making us the 2nd or 3rd largest college in the country.
The above is the original agricultural college building, but here is Knowlton School of Architecture (and landscape arch and city planning), where I live: