Tag Archive: Morrill Act; Land Grant

Pensacola Interstate Fair Booth

‘Going to the Pensacola Interstate Fair? Stop by and check out our booth. We’re celebrating the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act. The act deeded western territories for each state to sell in order to fund the creation of a land grant university. The universities, with a focus on agricultural sciences, engineering and military tactics, …

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