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Williamsport in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Main

1839 - 1968

 

— West Wing 1839 • Center Section 1855 • East Wing 1850 —

 
Old Main Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
1. Old Main Marker
Inscription.  

To the south of this marker stood Old Main, the first and only building on campus for much of the nineteenth centyry. It contained student rooms, administrative and faculty offices, a chapel, classrooms, the library, and the residence of the president. While several areas of Old Main were closed in its later years, the building remained in use for 130 years.

This plaque was erected by the Class of 2007 in memory and honor of those who knew Old Main


 
Erected by Lycoming Collee Class of 2007.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 41° 14.696′ N, 76° 59.981′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is between the Fine Arts Building and Lamade Gymnasium, on the Lycoming College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport PA 17701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Preachers' Aid Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Fultz Quadrangle (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate
Old Main Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
2. Old Main Marker
Looking south, with Lamade Gymnasium where Old Main stood
(about 800 feet away); James V. Brown Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ross/Brown Homes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lycoming College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Little League • Big Legacy (approx. ¼ mile away); Market Square (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .
1. The History of Lycoming College. (Submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Dickinson Seminary Old Main Images. (Submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Old Main Image on Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
3. Old Main Image on Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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