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Millersville in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Millersville University

 
 
Millersville University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
1. Millersville University Marker
Inscription. Founder 1855 as the Lancaster County Normal School, it was named the first Pennsylvania State Normal School, 1859. Fully Commonwealth-owned after 1917, Millersville became a State Teachers College in 1928, and a State College for liberal arts and education, 1960. Since 1983 it has been Millersville University of Pennsylvania of the State System of Higher Education.
 
Erected 1989 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 59.933′ N, 76° 21.286′ W. Marker is in Millersville, Pennsylvania, in Lancaster County. Marker is on N. George Street 0.2 miles south of Cottage Ave., on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millersville PA 17551, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Conestoga Navigation Company (approx. 2.8 miles away); Wheatland (approx. 2.9 miles away); Privy (approx. 3.3 miles away); Smokehouse / Icehouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); James Buchanan Home (approx. 3.3 miles away); James Buchanan (approx. 3.4 miles away); Pennsylvania Rifle (approx. 3.5 miles away); Mathias Roeser (approx. 3.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Education
 
Main building at Millersville University image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
2. Main building at Millersville University
Model School and School of Practice Building image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, February 9, 2008
3. Model School and School of Practice Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,235 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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