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Bucknell University

 
 
Bucknell University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
1. Bucknell University Marker
Inscription. Organized in 1846 as the University at Lewisburg by the Baptist Church. Named Bucknell University in 1886, honoring William Bucknell, donor and trustee. Degrees first conferred upon women students in 1885.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 57.125′ N, 76° 53.251′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Westbranch Highway (U.S. 15) and Moore Avenue on Westbranch Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg PA 17837, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert Lowry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Underground Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ludwig Derr (approx. 0.7 miles away); Union County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Daniel F. Green (approx. 0.8 miles away); General Tasker H. Bliss (approx. 0.9 miles away); Catholic Chapel (approx. one mile away); Lewisburg Cross-Cut Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Bucknell || Bucknell University. (Submitted on June 17, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Wide view of the Bucknell University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
2. Wide view of the Bucknell University Marker
The marker is located on the western edge of the Bucknell University, alongside northbound US-15. Christy Mathewson Memorial Stadium stands in the background.
The Campus of Bucknell University image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, June 5, 2011
3. The Campus of Bucknell University
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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