Miami University campus photograph   Save
Ohio Department of Industrial and Economic Development
Description: This image shows two buildings on the campus of Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Miami University was founded 1809, and it was named after the Miami Indians who once resided in Ohio. Three national fraternities originated at Miami University: Phi Delta Theta, Beta Theta Pi, and Sigma Chi. A famous graduate was Benjamin Harrison who later became President of the United States. Benjamin Harrison attended Farmers' College in Cincinnati, Ohio, before transferring to Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He graduated from Miami University in 1852. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL06492
Subjects: College buildings; Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)--History; Universities and colleges; Education
Places: Oxford (Ohio); Butler County (Ohio)