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Grove City in Mercer County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of First Building

 
 
Site of First Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
1. Site of First Building Marker
Inscription.  

To the right of this marker stood
Recitation Hall, first building of
Grove City College. It was built by
the citizens of this community in 1879
under the leadership of Dr. Isaac C. Ketler,
founder of the college.

[Imprint of the building]


 
Erected by Grove City College.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1879.
 
Location. 41° 9.444′ N, 80° 5.143′ W. Marker is in Grove City, Pennsylvania, in Mercer County. Marker is beyond the east end of College Avenue and north of the Colonial Hall Apartments, on the Grove City College campus. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grove City PA 16127, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grove City College Original Campus (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Founding of Grove City (about 400 feet away); Charlie Ray (about 500 feet away); Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); History of Grove City (about 500 feet away); James G. Bell
Site of First Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., April 10, 2021
2. Site of First Building and Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Grove City Newspaper History (about 500 feet away); Pine Grove Golf Course (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grove City.
 
Also see . . .  Grove City College History. (Submitted on April 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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