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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
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. Peace Tower (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away); James V. Brown Library
Also see . . . The History of Lycoming College. (Submitted on July 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 3 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.