Newark in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Squire Hall is named for Francis Hagar Squire, a popular Professor of History at the University from 1927-56, who also served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from 1945-56.
Professor Squire helped establish the master's degree program in early American culture that is offered collaboratively with Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library.
In 1956, Mr. Squire was spending a research semester in England, when he died. Squire Hall was built and named in his honor a year later.
Erected by University of Delaware.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the University of Delaware 🎓 series list.
Location. 39° 40.534′ N, 75° 45.1′ W. Marker is in Newark, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker is on The Green north of East Park Place, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 279 The Green, Newark DE 19716, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of Laurel Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Sussex Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Emalea Pusey Warner (1853-1948) (within shouting distance of this marker); Kent Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); New Castle Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Winifred J. Robinson (1867-1962) (about 400 feet away); Beatrice Hartshorn (1897-1972) (about 400 feet away); Annie Jump Cannon (1863-1941) (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newark.
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