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State College in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cooper Hall

Anna M. Cooper

 

Penn State

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
1. Cooper Hall Marker
Inscription.  From 1879 to 1882, Anna M. Cooper, lady principal for the Pennsylvania State College, taught courses in Domestic Economy, including Sewing, Starching and Ironing, Needlework, and House Decoration. In 1907 Penn State created a formal Department of Home Economics, which became a School in 1949 and is a historical component of today's College of Health and Human Development.
 
Erected by Penn State.
 
Location. 40° 48.019′ N, 77° 51.302′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker can be reached from McKean Road north of Mifflin Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: State College PA 16801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hoyt Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Brill Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Panofsky Hall (about 400 feet away); Lyons Hall (about 600 feet away); Curry Hall (about 700 feet away); Haller Hall (about 700 feet away); Nelson Hall
Cooper Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. Cooper Hall Marker
(about 700 feet away); Stephens Hall (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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