California in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1949 • 2003
This cornerstone commemorates the site of Johnson Hall, built in 1949 and razed in 2003. Originally a men's dormitory, it became the California Academic Leadership Hall in 1996, housing both male and female honor students. The building was named for Job Johnson, a lawyer and surveyor who was among the founders of the town of California.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1949.
Location. 40° 3.831′ N, 79° 53.133′ W. Marker is in California, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker is on Hickory Street just south of 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 407 Hickory Street, California PA 15419, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); McCloskey Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Vulcan Mascot (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); California University of Pennsylvania (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named California University of Pennsylvania (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named California University of Pennsylvania (about 600 feet away); Old Main (approx. 0.2 miles away); NCAA National Champions (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in California.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on July 3, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 3, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.