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Frostburg in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Main

 
 
Old Main Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 24, 2019
1. Old Main Marker
Inscription.  Ground was broken for Old Main on June 27, 1899. It was completed in 1900. This building was originally known as the Normal School. The colloquial use of the phrase "Old Main" was confirmed with the building's dedication in 1957.
 
Erected by Student Government Association, Frostburg State University.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Frostburg State University Student Government Association series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 27, 1899.
 
Location. 39° 39.149′ N, 78° 55.77′ W. Marker is in Frostburg, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East College Avenue and Wood Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Braddock Street, Frostburg MD 21532, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Old Main (here, next to this marker); Faculty Hall (a few steps from this marker); Allegany Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Frost Hall
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Honoring Brownsville / Park Avenue (within shouting distance of this marker); Cook Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Nelson P. Guild Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Lowndes Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frostburg.
 
Old Main image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 24, 2019
2. Old Main
The marker is behind the center column.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 160 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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