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

Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate

Lycoming College

 

— Founded 1812 • Co-Educational —

 
Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
1. Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate Marker
Inscription.  

The Oliver Sterling Metzler Gate
donated in 1939
by an alumnus of Dickinson Seminary
is opened by tradition once each year
for the Commencement Procession.

We hereby honor all whose paths
have crossed this threshold

A gift of the Class of 2006


 
Erected by the Lycoming College Class of 2006.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
 
Location. 41° 14.825′ N, 76° 59.967′ W. Marker is in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, in Lycoming County. Marker is on Washington Boulevard east of Elizabeth Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker and gate are on the northern edge of 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. Fultz Quadrangle (here, next to this marker); Preachers' Aid Society (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Main (about 800 feet away); Kenneth L. Cooper Band Shell (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate Column Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
2. Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate Column Marker
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Repasz Band (approx. Ό mile away); Lycoming College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ross/Brown Homes (approx. 0.3 miles away); James V. Brown Library (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Also see . . .
1. 2016 Procession through the Metzler Gate. (Submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Mention of the Metzler Gate in Lycoming College 1812-2012 (Piper). (Submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. The History of Lycoming College. (Submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate Column Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
3. Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate Column Marker
Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate and Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., June 23, 2018
4. Oliver Sterling Metzler Memorial Gate and Markers
 
 
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 50 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 5, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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May. 23, 2022