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Pembroke College Tribute

 
 
Pembroke College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
1. Pembroke College Marker
Inscription.
The building adjacent to this site housed
Pembroke College
Founded in 1891 with six students, the Woman's College in Brown University formally established in 1896 and renamed Pembroke College in 1928. The first women to receive degrees were Anne Tillinghast Weeden and Mary Emma Woolley in 1894. In 1971 the merger of Pembroke College with the college of Brown University was completed, and coordinate education gave way to coeducation

The Tribute is a gift of 1085 Pembroke alumnae, Their families, and their friends.
 
Erected by Pembroke alumnae, Their families, and their friends.
 
Location. 41° 49.753′ N, 71° 24.152′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Meeting Street just east of Brown Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02906, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bethel A.M.E. Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brown Bear (approx. 0.2 miles away); University Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Congdon Street Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away);

Pembroke College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
2. Pembroke College Marker
Sissieretta Jones (approx. mile away); Horace Mann (approx. 0.3 miles away); College Hill Historic District (approx. 0.3 miles away); Court and State House (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Providence.
 
Also see . . .  Pembroke College (Wikipedia). (Submitted on June 12, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts.)
 
Categories. Education
 
Pembroke College Map image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 2012
3. Pembroke College Map
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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