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

Old Botany

 
 
Old Botany Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
1. Old Botany Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1887, the oldest campus building whose exterior has not been significantly altered. Designed in a "Richardsonian Romanesque" style, it had greenhouses attached and a formal garden in front and was long a center for Botanical Studies.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureEducationMan-Made FeaturesScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 40° 47.803′ N, 77° 51.843′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on Polluck Road north of Pattee Mall, on the left 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. President Atherton (a few steps from this marker); Science, Technology and Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Carnegie Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Schwab Auditorium (within shouting distance of this marker); Oak Cottage (within
Old Botany Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. Old Botany Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Postwar Authors (within shouting distance of this marker); The Daily Collegian (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Waring European Larch (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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