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Carmichaels in Greene County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Greene Academy

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
1. Greene Academy Marker
Inscription.  Established in 1810 by Act of Legislature. Was aided by State grant of $2000 and public subscriptions. Until 1860, a leading academy west of the mts. Old building, no longer used for a school, is northeast of here, on Market St.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1810.
 
Location. 39° 53.84′ N, 79° 58.624′ W. Marker is in Carmichaels, Pennsylvania, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of North Eighty Eight Road (Pennsylvania Route 88) and Greene Street, on the right when traveling south on North Eighty Eight Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carmichaels PA 15320, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of First Court in Greene County (approx. 4.7 miles away); Monongahela College (approx. 4.9 miles away); Fort Mason (approx. 5.4 miles away);
Greene Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, June 30, 2012
2. Greene Academy Marker
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Masontown (approx. 5.4 miles away); Penn-Craft (approx. 5˝ miles away); Masontown United Methodist Church Fire (approx. 5˝ miles away); War Memorial (approx. 5˝ miles away); The Abraham Tegarden Family (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 392 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on June 9, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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