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

Hoyt Hall

Jane W. Hoyt

 

Penn State

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
1. Hoyt Hall Marker
Inscription.  The Pennsylvania State College first admitted women undergraduates in 1871, and Jane W. Hoyt served as the first preceptress and Dean of Women from 1872 until 1874. She was also an instructor in German and French. At that time, Penn State was one of only about a dozen higher education institutions in Pennsylvania that were coeducation.
 
Erected by Penn State.
 
Location. 40° 48.016′ N, 77° 51.277′ 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. Cooper Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Brill Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Panofsky Hall (about 400 feet away); Nelson Hall (about 600 feet away); Curry Hall (about 600 feet away); Lyons Hall (about 700 feet away); Haller Hall (about 700 feet away); Stephens Hall (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. Hoyt Hall Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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