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Near Uniontown in Fayette County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fayette Campus

Penn State University

 
 
Fayette Campus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 23, 2014
1. Fayette Campus Marker
Inscription. In 1964 Fayette County leaders headed by Orville and Robert Eberly approached Penn State about opening a local campus and began a campaign to raise funds to support the project. University trustee J. Lewis Williams also backed the effort and a temporary campus was established in Uniontown. A permanent campus opened on this site in 1968 with the completion of the Eberly Building, a landmark to the family's vision for Penn State Fayette.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Location. 39° 56.821′ N, 79° 39.445′ W. Marker is near Uniontown, Pennsylvania, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from University Drive (U.S. 119). Click for map. Marker is located at the Eberly Building on the Fayette Campus. Marker is in this post office area: Uniontown PA 15401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Connellsville Coke Region (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Meason House (approx. half a mile away); Gist's Plantation (approx. 0.6 miles away); Braddock Road - Dunbar’s Camp (approx. 4.5 miles away); Braddock Road (approx.
Fayette Campus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, May 23, 2014
2. Fayette Campus Marker
4.6 miles away); Underground Railroad (approx. 4.7 miles away); Fayette County (approx. 4.7 miles away); James Finley (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Uniontown.
 
Also see . . .  Penn State, Fayette, The Eberly Campus. (Submitted on May 23, 2014, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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