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Washington and Jefferson College

 
 
Washington and Jefferson College Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
1. Washington and Jefferson College Marker
Inscription. Chartered history starts with the founding of Washington Acacemy in 1787. A section of the Administration Building erected, 1793. Washington College (1806) and Jefferson College (1802) were united in 1865.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 10.243′ N, 80° 14.563′ W. Marker is in Washington, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on South College Street (U.S. 19) south of East Beau Street (Pennsylvania Route 136), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington PA 15301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta (here, next to this marker); Gamma Chapter of Beta Theta Pi (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Washington and Jefferson College (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jesse William Lazear (about 600 feet away); Rebecca Harding Davis (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .
1. College History and Facts. (Submitted on April 16, 2006.)
2. Washington and Jefferson College - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 13, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Marker in Front of Steps Up to Old Main image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
2. Marker in Front of Steps Up to Old Main
Marker is in profile just to the right of the steps. Brass tablet with college crest is on the left post. On the right is the Phi Gamma Delta tablet, a historical marker in its own right.
 
 
Categories. Education
 
Marker, with Bica-Ross Hall Behind the Trees image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
3. Marker, with Bica-Ross Hall Behind the Trees
Old Gym Building image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
4. Old Gym Building
Class of 1876. image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2006
5. Class of 1876.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,546 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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