1888 Lake Forest Foresters football team
|1888 Lake Forest Foresters football|
- "1888 Schedule/Results - Lake Forest College Athletics". goforesters.com. Retrieved 2016-09-12.
|1888 Lake Forest Foresters football|
1. Lake Forest College – Lake Forest College is a four-year coeducational private liberal arts college in Lake Forest, Illinois, on Chicagos North Shore. Founded in 1857 as Lind University by Presbyterian ministers, the college has been coeducational since 1876, Lake Forest enrolls approximately 1,600 students representing 47 states and 81 countries. The majority of live on the colleges wooded 107-acre campus. Lake Forest is affiliated with the Associated Colleges of the Midwest, the college has 19 varsity teams, which compete in the NCAA Division III Midwest Conference. Lake Forest College was founded in 1857 by Reverend Robert W. Patterson as a Presbyterian alternative to the Methodist Northwestern University in Evanston and it was originally named Lind University after Sylvester Lind, who had given $80,000 to launch the school. They hired St. Louis landscape architect Almerin Hotchkiss to design the town of Lake Forest with a university park at its center, Hotchkiss used the areas wooded ravines and forest as guidelines to plat a park-like, curvilinear layout for the town. Lake Forest Academy, a preparatory school and the first project of the university, began offering classes in 1858. By the mid-1860s, a small New England-style village had been established with an academy building, the school had a medical college from 1859–1863, which later split off and eventually became part of Northwestern University, now known as the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. In 1865, the name became Lake Forest University, in 1869 Ferry Hall, a girls preparatory school and junior college, opened as a division of the university. It later merged with Lake Forest Academy in 1974, in 1876 Mary Eveline Smith Farwell started Lake Forest College, a coeducational division of the university, under the leadership of the Reverend Patterson. In 1878, College Hall was built following a fire destroyed the former hotel being used for classes. The Reverend James Gore King McClure arrived in Lake Forest in 1881 as the pastor of the Presbyterian Church, during this time, the colleges theater group, the Garrick Players, the yearbook, and student newspaper, The Stentor, were all formed. In 1890 Lake Forest established a relationship with the Chicago College of Dental Surgery, Chicagos first dental school, the Lake Forest School of Music opened as a division of the university in 1916, incorporating and extending the courses in music hitherto given in other departments. A summer school of architecture was instituted in 1916. By 1925, Lake Forest College split from Lake Forest Academy, following World War II, the college experienced further growth, taking control of what is now South Campus and constructing the Alumni Memorial Fieldhouse. In 1960, William Graham Cole, from Williams College, took over as president and brought with him Eastern faculty and students, during his time as president, in 1965, the schools name was officially changed to Lake Forest College. In March 2010, the college received $7 million from alumna Grace Groner, the teaching faculty consists of 178 members. Lake Forest has a ratio of 13,1
2. 1888 college football season – The 1888 college football season had no clear-cut champion, with the Official NCAA Division I Football Records Book listing Yale as having been selected national champions. October 18 saw the first intercollegiate game in the state of North Carolina when Wake Forest defeated North Carolina 6–4, the first scientific game occurred on Thanksgiving of the same year when North Carolina played Duke. Player scoring most points, Knowlton Ames, Princeton,243