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Aurora in Cayuga County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Wells College

 
 
Wells College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
1. Wells College Marker
Inscription.  
Founded by
Henry Wells in 1868
Organizer of American and
Wells Fargo Express Cos.

 
Erected 1999 by Wells College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
 
Location. 42° 44.616′ N, 76° 41.956′ W. Marker is in Aurora, New York, in Cayuga County. Marker is on Main Street (New York State Route 90) half a mile south of Dublin Hill Road, on the left when traveling south. At the south entrance of Wells College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aurora NY 13026, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glen Park 1852 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Theodore Ledyard Cuyler (approx. half a mile away); Patrick Tavern (approx. half a mile away); Cayuga Lake Academy (approx. 0.6 miles away); Scipio Lodge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Postal Service (approx. ¾ mile away); Peachtown (approx. 0.8 miles away); 1st Courthouse (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aurora.
 
Also see . . .  Wells College (Wikipedia)
Wells College image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
2. Wells College
looking southeast from marker
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this page online
. Wells College was a women's college until 2005. (Submitted on February 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.) 
 
Wells College image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, February 23, 2020
3. Wells College
Looking northeast from the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 68 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 24, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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