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LeRoy in Genesee County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ingham University Campus

Site of First Women's University

 
 
Ingham University Campus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 3, 2012
1. Ingham University Campus Marker
Inscription. Founded by Marietta and Emily Ingham in 1837, as the Le Roy Female Seminary; incorporated in 1852 as the Ingham Collegiate Institute; chartered in April 28, 1857 as Ingham University with a literary college, college of fine arts, and the conservatory of music. An estimated 8,000 students attended Ingham between 1837 and 1892. The university closed in 1892 and the buildings razed. Stones from the Staunton Art Conservatory were used to erect the Woodward Memorial Library
 
Erected 1999 by The Women of LeRoy.
 
Location. 42° 58.645′ N, 77° 59.242′ W. Marker is in LeRoy, New York, in Genesee County. Marker is at the intersection of Wolcott Street and E. Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Wolcott Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Le Roy NY 14482, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town of LeRoy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Statue of Liberty Replica (about 300 feet away); Ingham University (about 300 feet away); Herman Le Roy's Mill (about 500 feet away); Le Roy House (about 600 feet away);
Ingham University Campus Marker as seen facing East image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 3, 2012
2. Ingham University Campus Marker as seen facing East
The Jell-O Company (approx. half a mile away); First Jell-O Factory (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ganson Tavern (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LeRoy.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducationWomen
 
Ingham University Campus Marker as seen facing West image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, July 3, 2012
3. Ingham University Campus Marker as seen facing West
Woodward Memorial Library Building image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy
4. Woodward Memorial Library Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2012, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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