Lycoming College is a private, undergraduate college of the liberal arts and sciences. It is one of the fifty oldest colleges and universities in the country and holds the distinction of being co-educational since its founding in 1812. Begun as the Williamsport Academy, it moved to this site in 1848 when purchased by the Methodists and renamed the Williamsport Dickinson Seminary. Later it was the first private junior college in the state before becoming a four-year institution of higher learning.
Erected 2006 by City of Williamsport.
Location. 41° 14.636′ N, 77° 0.196′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on Market Street north of Little League Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Little League • Big Legacy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Symbols Of Our Heritage (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Also see . . . The History of Lycoming College. (Submitted on July 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on July 22, 2018.