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Borden Institute Site

Location: 301 West Street at school drive, Borden or New Providence. (Clark County, Indiana)

Erected 1995 Indiana Historical Bureau and West Clark Community Schools Gifted/Talented Program

ID# : 10.1995.1

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Coeducational school founded 1884 by William W. Borden primarily to serve children of southern Indiana farmers. Low-cost, progressive program included teacher preparation and laboratory-based scientific studies. School closed 1906. Borden also established library and museum with extensive geological collections.

Keywords

Education, Agriculture